'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, Oct. 13 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 13 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$888,147-12%2,91329$305$68,963,9323Paramount
2Random Hearts$842,697-10%2,697--$312$15,948,0861Sony / Columbia
3American Beauty$730,312-9%1,226520$596$33,651,7504DreamWorks
4The Sixth Sense$414,714-6%2,784-37$149$243,153,95210Disney
6Mystery, Alaska$150,145-13%1,70431$88$6,448,3112Disney
8Stir of Echoes$70,9346%1,037-465$68$18,675,1185Artisan
9Runaway Bride$46,6602%1,053-265$44$148,690,00911Paramount