'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, May. 24 - Sun, May. 26

Wide (1000+)

1Rambo: First Blood Part II$20,177,639--2,074--$9,729$27,254,2061TriStar
2A View to a Kill$13,294,435--1,583--$8,398$13,294,4351MGM/UA
3Brewster's Millions$9,858,905--1,521--$6,482$9,858,9052Universal
4Beverly Hills Cop (1984)$2,928,17956%1,261349$2,322$162,808,73226Paramount
5Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment$1,496,467-19%1,09571$1,367$38,985,1029Warner Bros.
6Code of Silence$1,378,334-51%1,139-362$1,210$13,277,3774Orion