'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. 15 - Sun, Aug. 17

Wide (1000+)

1The Fly$7,007,423--1,195--$5,864$7,007,4231Fox
2Armed and Dangerous$4,348,276--1,552--$2,802$4,348,2761Columbia
4The Karate Kid Part II$3,341,527-9%1,570-16$2,128$56,187,1339Columbia
5Top Gun$3,117,183-9%1,216-65$2,563$77,126,05014Paramount
6Ruthless People$2,458,257-21%1,019-58$2,412$34,152,5808Disney
7Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives$1,633,430-54%1,174-436$1,391$11,909,5543Paramount