'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, Apr. 8 - Sun, Apr. 10

Wide (1000+)

1Beetlejuice$8,667,7028%1,523523$5,691$16,698,5992Warner Bros.
2Biloxi Blues$4,475,450-26%1,3301$3,365$17,582,5003Universal
3Bad Dreams$4,008,870--1,180--$3,397$4,008,8701Fox
4The Seventh Sign$3,121,098-17%1,2582$2,481$6,889,8052TriStar
5Bright Lights, Big City$3,087,063-40%1,1993$2,575$8,213,8542MGM/UA
6The Fox and the Hound (1988 re-issue)$2,563,531-36%1,533-34$1,672$11,395,8493Disney
7Good Morning, Vietnam$2,371,958-15%1,304-108$1,819$73,315,36016Disney
8Johnny Be Good$1,612,381-45%1,164-30$1,385$9,813,6193Orion
918 Again!$1,475,645--1,152--$1,281$1,475,6451New World
10Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach$1,147,116-50%1,116-517$1,028$13,237,6034Warner Bros.