'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 Sun, Nov. 7 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 7 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bone Collector$4,281,938-41%2,587--$1,655$17,009,6191Universal
2House on Haunted Hill (1999)$1,870,646-47%2,7100$690$28,068,9162Warner Bros.
3The Bachelor$1,635,318-46%2,522--$648$7,124,4891New Line
4The Insider$1,628,922-45%1,809--$900$6,579,2481Disney
5The Best Man$1,129,048-44%1,290-58$875$14,890,3283Universal
6Double Jeopardy$836,546-62%2,722-264$307$103,931,3487Paramount
7American Beauty$752,704-52%1,55325$485$58,766,2748DreamWorks
8Music of the Heart$717,250-45%1,3534$530$7,803,1502Miramax
9The Sixth Sense$650,386-58%1,802-249$361$263,007,28814Disney
10Fight Club$629,194-38%1,603-340$393$31,905,7614Fox