'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 Wed, Dec. 1 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 1 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story 2$1,951,743-11%3,2360$603$87,148,8561Disney
2Sleepy Hollow$862,194-12%3,0673$281$63,317,7322Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$157,914-10%3,0430$52$78,363,8783Warner Bros.
4Anywhere But Here$118,500-17%1,6860$70$14,992,8763Fox
5The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$97,856-19%1,9720$50$13,962,3963Sony / Columbia
6The Sixth Sense$63,852-7%1,017--$63$269,600,64717Disney
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$43,290-5%1,0410$42$38,722,7545Warner Bros.