'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, Aug. 26 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 26 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$2,644,857-3%2,668273$991$118,303,8123Disney
2Runaway Bride$1,013,6791%3,24028$313$117,537,0154Paramount
3Mickey Blue Eyes$972,200-3%2,573--$378$14,308,5851Warner Bros.
5The Thomas Crown Affair$725,9830%2,4270$299$44,854,9943MGM
6Inspector Gadget$516,5895%2,144-447$241$84,532,1205Disney
7Mystery Men$322,529-5%1,954-188$165$25,858,2723Universal
8American Pie$268,514-4%1,118-264$240$95,275,7657Universal
9The Haunting$151,470-5%1,587-652$95$87,415,2145DreamWorks