'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, Dec. 9 - Sun, Dec. 11

Wide (1000+)

2The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!$6,120,254-34%1,5760$3,883$15,452,0002Paramount
4Tequila Sunrise$4,033,923-36%1,1150$3,618$10,384,8972Warner Bros.
5The Land Before Time$2,145,200-39%1,384-19$1,550$21,321,3354Universal
6My Stepmother Is an Alien$2,066,980--1,106--$1,869$2,066,9801Columbia
7Ernest Saves Christmas$1,506,410-37%1,553-87$970$19,664,3665Disney
8Child's Play$1,333,176-41%1,354-103$985$20,020,0785MGM/UA