'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, Jul. 25 - Sun, Jul. 27

Wide (1000+)

2The Karate Kid Part II$4,965,149-11%1,6108$3,084$45,002,7046Columbia
3Ruthless People$4,585,3741%1,1140$4,116$25,101,5255Disney
4Top Gun$3,817,026-6%1,351-33$2,825$67,107,65611Paramount
5Back to School$3,597,674-15%1,434-213$2,509$41,723,7197Orion
6Maximum Overdrive$3,205,644--1,198--$2,676$3,205,6441DEG
7Haunted Honeymoon$2,768,003--1,046--$2,646$2,768,0031Orion
8Ferris Bueller's Day Off$2,412,136-11%1,114-102$2,165$28,370,9047Paramount
9Out of Bounds$2,144,764--1,207--$1,777$2,144,7641Columbia
10The Great Mouse Detective$1,806,521-17%1,086-79$1,663$10,649,2174Disney