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 Mon, Oct. 25 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 25 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Best Man$746,139--1,346--$554$746,1391Universal
2Fight Club$609,781-66%1,9663$310$22,513,4482Fox
3Bringing Out the Dead$502,769--1,936--$260$502,7691Paramount
4Double Jeopardy$442,149-74%3,00266$147$91,087,0405Paramount
5American Beauty$405,825-68%1,459109$278$48,885,0156DreamWorks
6The Story of Us$346,687-73%2,1662$160$18,077,4502Universal
7Three Kings$278,434--2,411-531$115$30,245,8924Warner Bros.
8Three to Tango$263,269-75%2,234--$118$4,689,7181Warner Bros.
9Bats$261,188--2,540--$103$261,1881Destination
10The Sixth Sense$258,127-72%2,191-491$118$254,781,22912Disney