Grosses

'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, Oct. 14 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 14 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$927,5074%2,91329$318$69,891,4393Paramount
2Random Hearts$778,095-8%2,697--$289$16,726,1811Sony / Columbia
3American Beauty$733,8420%1,226520$599$34,385,5924DreamWorks
4The Sixth Sense$442,3497%2,784-37$159$243,596,30110Disney
5Superstar$386,62716%1,943--$199$10,587,8121Paramount
6Mystery, Alaska$153,6052%1,70431$90$6,601,9162Disney
7Stigmata$115,1075%1,382-663$83$46,841,4665MGM
8Stir of Echoes$69,727-2%1,037-465$67$18,744,8455Artisan
9Runaway Bride$49,1315%1,053-265$47$148,739,14011Paramount