'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 Fri, Jan. 22 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 22 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Patch Adams$2,094,080272%2,90916$720$102,579,0925Universal
2Stepmom$1,324,309192%2,3580$562$74,739,6755Sony / TriStar
3In Dreams$812,055210%1,68212$483$6,271,9072DreamWorks
4The Prince of Egypt$744,236190%2,001-214$372$84,144,0046DreamWorks
5A Bug's Life$456,330189%1,521-294$300$149,472,0289Disney