'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 Tue, Aug. 10 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 10 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$4,421,8252%2,161--$2,046$35,127,7091Disney
2Runaway Bride$2,738,9484%3,1613$866$78,828,5702Paramount
3The Thomas Crown Affair$1,719,19915%2,427--$708$17,503,4601MGM
4Inspector Gadget$1,361,18715%2,862-15$476$66,678,4023Disney
5Mystery Men$1,249,3663%2,136--$585$12,486,6091Universal
6The Haunting$849,0279%2,88117$295$78,968,3533DreamWorks
7American Pie$682,09713%1,795-641$380$86,792,2385Universal
8Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$376,50824%1,199-429$314$413,461,21412Fox
9Wild Wild West$84,863-4%1,157-994$73$110,903,8846Warner Bros.