'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, Nov. 15 - Sun, Nov. 17

Wide (1000+)

1Once Bitten$4,025,657--1,095--$3,676$4,025,6571Samuel Goldwyn
2Jagged Edge$2,341,962-9%1,0642$2,201$22,921,4727Columbia
3Target$2,021,764-24%1,0850$1,863$4,692,2862Warner Bros.
4Death Wish 3$2,005,023-37%1,253-207$1,600$10,485,8183Cannon
5Back to the Future$1,947,544-12%1,0483$1,858$178,379,45120Universal
6To Live and Die in L.A.$1,906,512-25%1,031-99$1,849$7,991,3643MGM/UA
7Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer$1,847,962--1,088--$1,698$1,847,9621Warner Bros.