'Lucy' Takes Wednesday with $3.74M; 'Hercules' Adds $2.6MJuly 31, 2014 07:40 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Universal reports that Lucy took in $3.74 million yesterday, off 31 percent from Tuesday. Its 6-day domestic total stands at $58.05 million, or 20.5 percent ahead of where 2010's Salt was at the same point.

Paramount's and MGM's Hercules grabbed $2.6 million on Wednesday for a 31 percent daily drop. The Dwayne Johnson-led pic has earned $39.5 million thus far, 4 percent behind the pace of Wrath of the Titans.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took third yesterday with $1.85 million, off 52.5 percent from the same day last week. Its domestic cume is now $179.0 million, 29 percent ahead of its predecessor through the same point in release.

Planes: Fire and Rescue grossed $1.37 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent week-to-week drop. The animated sequel has earned $39.9 million in its first 13 days, or 20 percent less than its predecessor.

Rounding out the top five, The Purge: Anarchy grabbed $1.2 million yesterday as it slid 52 percent from last week. The thriller sequel has tallied $56.3 million so far, 2 ahead of the pace of its predecessor.


Daily Domestic Gross Sat, Jul. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1War of the Worlds$23,182,0296%3,908--$5,932$80,784,9181Paramount
2Batman Begins$5,675,57024%3,765-93$1,507$145,714,6813Warner Bros.
3Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$3,902,94521%2,985-280$1,308$140,491,0444Fox
4Bewitched$3,262,6826%3,18814$1,023$35,855,5052Sony / Columbia
5Herbie: Fully Loaded$3,152,5895%3,5210$895$32,484,4412Disney
8Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,504,04726%1,759-612$855$364,168,9607Fox
9The Longest Yard (2005)$1,275,45022%1,790-726$713$147,005,5586Paramount
10George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$968,80212%2,2534$430$15,331,7762Universal