'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. 29 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 29 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Patch Adams$1,813,840268%2,879-30$630$112,318,8456Universal
2Stepmom$1,048,318190%2,3580$445$81,063,1576Sony / TriStar
3The Prince of Egypt$616,229189%1,925-76$320$88,818,8317DreamWorks
4In Dreams$473,857155%1,615-67$293$9,403,1143DreamWorks
5A Bug's Life$388,019214%1,510-11$257$152,616,87510Disney