'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, Nov. 29 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 29 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story 2$2,511,371-81%3,2363235$776$82,992,9131Disney
2Sleepy Hollow$905,033-74%3,0673$295$61,473,5702Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$222,847-86%3,0430$73$78,029,7933Warner Bros.
4Anywhere But Here$116,047-78%1,6865$69$14,731,0883Fox
5The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$86,472-68%1,972-175$44$13,743,7133Sony / Columbia
6The Sixth Sense$65,048-73%1,017-202$64$269,468,13317Disney
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$44,733-68%1,041-766$43$38,634,0895Warner Bros.