'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, Feb. 17 - Sun, Feb. 19

Wide (1000+)

1The 'Burbs$11,101,197--1,952--$5,687$11,101,1971Universal
2Rain Man$6,668,18547%1,59017$4,194$65,581,94310MGM/UA
3Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure$6,167,651--1,196--$5,157$6,167,6511Orion
4Three Fugitives$4,589,534-10%1,3740$3,340$21,598,2564Disney
5The Fly II$4,321,149-36%1,5284$2,828$11,072,5202Fox
7Her Alibi$2,446,188-29%1,136-293$2,153$10,927,0073Warner Bros.
9Mississippi Burning$2,337,25735%1,13478$2,061$17,918,82411Orion