'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 Thu, Dec. 16 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 16 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Green Mile$1,402,893-3%2,875--$488$23,803,9301Warner Bros.
2Toy Story 2$1,033,4898%3,25719$317$144,226,2133Disney
3Sleepy Hollow$384,9783%3,065-4$126$81,626,0244Paramount
4Anywhere But Here$52,70310%1,113-513$47$17,158,9255Fox
5Pokemon: The First Movie$51,055-6%2,426-617$21$82,688,6535Warner Bros.