'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, Mar. 14 - Sun, Mar. 16

Wide (1000+)

1Gung Ho$7,170,830--1,150--$6,236$7,170,8301Paramount
2Pretty in Pink$4,166,088-15%1,117130$3,730$15,151,6263Paramount
3The Color Purple$3,006,827-17%1,10711$2,716$51,600,93813Warner Bros.
4Down and Out in Beverly Hills$2,848,902-22%1,078-6$2,643$34,568,5817Disney
5House$2,204,280-40%1,340-100$1,645$11,793,8123New World
6Wildcats$1,778,971-29%1,007-36$1,767$17,277,5885Warner Bros.