Grosses

'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, Jul. 16 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 16 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie$4,242,48638%2,51810$1,685$36,206,4362Universal
2Lake Placid$3,505,862--2,096--$1,673$3,505,8621Fox
3Wild Wild West$2,857,10964%3,3420$855$86,869,9283Warner Bros.
4Muppets from Space$1,505,44576%2,265--$665$3,365,5311Sony / Columbia
5Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$1,466,41843%1,850-597$793$391,023,5039Fox
6South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$1,315,46954%2,008-120$655$40,143,7603Paramount
7Notting Hill$644,13232%1,183-396$544$105,648,4628Universal
8Summer of Sam$440,63414%1,068-468$413$16,218,3733Disney