'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 Fri, Oct. 15 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 15 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fight Club$3,785,771--1,963--$1,929$3,785,7711Fox
2The Story of Us$3,165,799--2,164--$1,463$3,165,7991Universal
3Double Jeopardy$2,790,681201%2,93623$951$72,682,1204Paramount
4American Beauty$1,940,177164%1,350124$1,437$36,325,7695DreamWorks
5Random Hearts$1,735,774123%2,6970$644$18,461,9552Sony / Columbia
7The Sixth Sense$1,420,544221%2,682-102$530$245,016,84511Disney