'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 Mon, Dec. 28 1998

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 28 1998LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Patch Adams$5,086,079-31%2,712--$1,875$30,347,8781Universal
2Stepmom$4,240,632-28%2,358--$1,798$23,383,0011Sony / TriStar
3The Prince of Egypt$3,874,149-17%3,218100$1,204$43,933,2082DreamWorks
4You've Got Mail$3,729,483-33%2,75665$1,353$51,172,0462Warner Bros.
5A Bug's Life$3,319,773-11%2,456-317$1,352$117,813,3725Disney