'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 Thu, Feb. 11 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 11 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saving Private Ryan$324,141-4%1,027--$316$195,728,86229DreamWorks
2Patch Adams$270,35711%2,702-177$100$123,433,4647Universal
3Stepmom$173,4665%2,3580$74$87,884,1347Sony / TriStar
4The Prince of Egypt$110,49312%1,663-262$66$93,818,2258DreamWorks
5A Bug's Life$57,9142%1,286-224$45$156,195,67411Disney