'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, Nov. 20 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 20 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The World Is Not Enough$14,220,97617%3,163--$4,496$26,351,9051MGM
2Sleepy Hollow$11,975,49719%3,064--$3,908$22,024,1421Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$6,115,290149%3,0430$2,010$63,505,5232Warner Bros.
4The Bone Collector$2,990,57453%2,62329$1,140$43,807,3043Universal
6Anywhere But Here$1,425,35738%1,6819$848$9,354,3852Fox
7The Insider$1,399,99674%1,84411$759$17,628,0593Disney
8The Bachelor$1,045,71131%2,337-187$447$17,126,2913New Line
9The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$1,011,83041%2,1470$471$10,792,4202Sony / Columbia
10The Sixth Sense$781,53054%1,219-199$641$268,551,10616Disney