'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 Mon, Sep. 20 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 20 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$862,346-69%2,7885$309$213,058,7537Disney
3Stir of Echoes$379,525-68%1,94355$195$11,953,9492Artisan
4Runaway Bride$194,188-66%2,384-389$81$144,031,0408Paramount
5The 13th Warrior$154,876-69%1,969-314$79$29,128,9234Disney
6The Thomas Crown Affair$154,203-65%1,658-191$93$64,123,8457MGM
8Mickey Blue Eyes$92,838-66%1,530-445$61$32,372,6185Warner Bros.