'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 Wed, Aug. 18 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 18 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$3,380,295-8%2,395234$1,411$79,795,2212Disney
3Runaway Bride$1,568,390-9%3,21251$488$102,660,6113Paramount
4The Thomas Crown Affair$1,047,295-13%2,4270$432$33,871,0092MGM
5Inspector Gadget$742,182-3%2,591-271$286$77,471,9174Disney
6Mystery Men$599,115-10%2,1426$280$21,198,3552Universal
7American Pie$373,975-7%1,382-413$271$91,775,6656Universal
8The Haunting$342,289-13%2,239-642$153$84,736,1934DreamWorks