'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.


Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jul. 8 - Sun, Jul. 10

Wide (1000+)

1Return of the Jedi$7,337,926-39%1,3015$5,640$123,760,3867Fox
2Trading Places$4,759,835-27%1,280-10$3,719$31,153,5265Paramount
3Superman III$3,847,074-47%1,612-151$2,387$33,531,9784Warner Bros.
4Porky's II: The Next Day$3,476,727-37%1,431-133$2,430$16,071,6863Fox
6Twilight Zone: The Movie$2,957,273-49%1,209-79$2,446$15,401,4113Warner Bros.
7Stroker Ace$2,809,125-40%1,375-10$2,043$7,477,2602Universal