'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, Mar. 10 - Sun, Mar. 12

Wide (1000+)

1Police Academy 6: City Under Siege$4,032,480--1,627--$2,478$4,032,4801Warner Bros.
2Skin Deep$3,916,69659%1,062573$3,688$6,376,9582Fox
3Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure$3,351,941-25%1,3140$2,551$18,629,5174Orion
4Rain Man$3,140,587-19%1,571-9$1,999$77,291,95213MGM/UA
5The 'Burbs$2,607,750-40%1,710-121$1,525$24,045,8374Universal
6Three Fugitives$1,551,935-38%1,093-137$1,420$28,406,0527Disney