'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, Jan. 10 - Sun, Jan. 12

Wide (1000+)

1Rocky IV$5,010,907-30%2,181-73$2,298$61,534,9627MGM/UA
2The Jewel of the Nile$4,315,133-27%1,483-3$2,910$29,570,8615Fox
3Spies Like Us$3,610,707-27%1,630-70$2,215$33,951,5646Warner Bros.
4White Nights$2,792,363-27%1,062-2$2,629$22,362,3778Columbia
5101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1985)$2,303,842-42%1,138-47$2,024$14,410,6474Disney