'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 Sun, Jul. 18 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 18 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie$4,381,295-11%2,51810$1,740$45,523,6002Universal
2Lake Placid$3,247,316-21%2,096--$1,549$10,859,0601Fox
3Wild Wild West$2,998,194-29%3,3420$897$94,075,6003Warner Bros.
4Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$1,789,603-25%1,850-597$967$395,204,6989Fox
5Muppets from Space$1,484,169-24%2,265--$655$6,802,2101Sony / Columbia
6South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$1,277,191-28%2,008-120$636$43,201,2473Paramount
7Notting Hill$573,929-35%1,183-396$485$107,110,1588Universal
8Summer of Sam$462,009-22%1,068-468$433$17,270,4663Disney