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 Thu, Jul. 22 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 22 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie$2,001,676-5%2,51810$795$54,399,8442Universal
2Wild Wild West$1,118,9110%3,3420$335$98,781,0703Warner Bros.
3Lake Placid$1,071,848-2%2,096--$511$15,661,7671Fox
4Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$824,9841%1,850-597$446$398,577,5939Fox
5Muppets from Space$743,9243%2,265216$328$9,747,9081Sony / Columbia
6South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$506,053-4%2,008-120$252$45,453,9123Paramount
7Notting Hill$301,8632%1,183-396$255$108,323,9128Universal
8Summer of Sam$181,3821%1,068-468$170$18,041,9483Disney