'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 Sat, Oct. 30 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 30 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1House on Haunted Hill (1999)$6,122,11613%2,710--$2,259$11,544,8131Warner Bros.
2The Best Man$2,820,28259%1,346--$2,095$7,214,4062Universal
3Double Jeopardy$2,650,59461%2,986-16$888$96,892,6556Paramount
4American Beauty$1,690,69344%1,52869$1,106$53,041,2127DreamWorks
5Music of the Heart$1,680,82851%1,349--$1,246$2,796,1961Miramax
6Bringing Out the Dead$1,500,70638%1,947--$771$4,444,3632Paramount
7The Sixth Sense$1,495,37156%2,051-140$729$258,110,69513Disney
8The Story of Us$1,340,75239%2,1759$616$21,556,5753Universal
9Fight Club$1,230,8997%1,943-23$634$26,761,6283Fox
10Three Kings$1,170,55148%1,851--$632$33,065,6675Warner Bros.