'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, Aug. 8 - Sun, Aug. 10

Wide (1000+)

2The Karate Kid Part II$3,674,410-12%1,586-15$2,317$52,845,6068Columbia
3Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives$3,525,287-48%1,6100$2,190$10,276,1242Paramount
4Top Gun$3,428,696-1%1,281-31$2,677$74,008,86713Paramount
5Ruthless People$3,116,152-10%1,07745$2,893$31,694,3237Disney
6Howard the Duck$2,719,620-46%1,5639$1,740$7,789,7562Universal
7A Fine Mess$2,620,657--1,162--$2,255$2,620,6571Columbia
8Flight of the Navigator$2,461,744-21%1,02472$2,404$5,576,8412Disney
9Back to School$2,054,973-19%1,089-132$1,887$46,311,9499Orion