'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, Jun. 6 - Sun, Jun. 8

Wide (1000+)

1Top Gun$8,231,27919%1,531474$5,376$32,777,1714Paramount
2Raw Deal$5,438,978--1,731--$3,142$5,438,9781DEG
3Cobra$5,016,853-33%2,117-14$2,370$28,181,3293Warner Bros.
4Poltergeist II: The Other Side$4,207,047-30%1,583-16$2,658$22,599,1803MGM
5Short Circuit$3,281,200-6%1,3070$2,510$21,959,2475TriStar
6Invaders From Mars (1986)$2,046,576--1,212--$1,689$2,046,5761Cannon