'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.


Yearly domestic gross

YearTotal GrossChg.Tickets SoldChg. Top movie
2014$6,153,110,000754,982,822The LEGO Movie
2013$10,918,410,0000.90%1,342,977,860-1.21%Iron Man 3
2012$10,821,400,0006.24%1,359,472,3615.84%Marvel's The Avengers
2011$10,185,610,000-3.64%1,284,440,101-4.13%Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
2010$10,570,500,000-0.33%1,339,733,840-5.25%Toy Story 3
2009$10,605,110,00010.12%1,414,014,6665.42%Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
2008$9,630,390,0000.04%1,341,279,944-4.14%The Dark Knight
2007$9,626,270,0004.93%1,399,167,151-0.11%Spider-Man 3
2006$9,174,350,0004.16%1,400,664,1221.94%Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
2005$8,807,690,000-5.25%1,374,054,602-8.20%Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
2004$9,295,420,0001.50%1,496,847,021-1.44%Shrek 2
2003$9,158,090,0000.65%1,518,754,561-3.19%Finding Nemo
2001$8,115,520,0008.03%1,436,375,2213.06%Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
2000$7,512,110,0002.48%1,393,712,430-3.41%How the Grinch Stole Christmas
1999$7,330,101,0006.83%1,442,933,268-1.37%Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
1998$6,861,318,00010.38%1,462,967,5918.03%Saving Private Ryan
1997$6,216,000,0006.86%1,354,248,3662.90%Men in Black
1996$5,817,000,00010.40%1,316,063,3488.65%Independence Day
1995$5,269,000,0001.64%1,211,264,368-4.67%Batman Forever
1994$5,184,000,0005.86%1,270,588,2357.42%The Flintstones
1993$4,897,000,0007.32%1,182,850,2427.58%Jurassic Park
1992$4,563,000,000-4.94%1,099,518,072-3.56%Batman Returns
1991$4,800,000,000-4.38%1,140,142,518-4.16%Terminator 2: Judgment Day
1990$5,020,000,0001,189,573,460Total Recall (1990)