'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. 28 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 28 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story 2$13,431,717-37%3,2363235$4,151$80,481,5421Disney
2Sleepy Hollow$3,450,800-53%3,0673$1,125$60,568,5372Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$1,638,452-38%3,0430$538$77,806,9463Warner Bros.
4Anywhere But Here$521,849-54%1,6865$310$14,615,0413Fox
5The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$272,584-46%1,972-175$138$13,657,2413Sony / Columbia
6The Sixth Sense$237,840--1,017-202$234$269,403,08517Disney
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$138,853-48%1,041-766$133$38,589,3565Warner Bros.