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. 29 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 29 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Haunting$3,197,431-4%2,808--$1,139$48,708,9791DreamWorks
2Inspector Gadget$2,868,3703%2,814--$1,019$33,360,9661Disney
3American Pie$1,348,125-4%2,54426$530$70,375,9733Universal
4Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$602,2726%1,615-235$373$405,180,77410Fox
5Wild Wild West$532,9443%3,045-297$175$106,377,0504Warner Bros.
6Lake Placid$529,415-2%2,1026$252$23,731,9292Fox
7Muppets from Space$363,9486%2,2650$161$13,328,3232Sony / Columbia
8South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$221,079-4%1,410-598$157$48,554,9894Paramount