'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, May. 5 - Sun, May. 7

Wide (1000+)

1Pet Sematary$6,338,594-24%1,5850$3,999$26,764,8713Paramount
3Major League$3,593,058-13%1,557-58$2,308$28,857,7545Paramount
4Criminal Law$1,921,232-27%1,122-44$1,712$4,557,3232Hemdale
5Listen to Me$1,789,759--1,306--$1,370$1,789,7591Columbia
6The Dream Team$1,757,025-23%1,233-132$1,425$17,299,7855Universal
7Say Anything$1,679,583-27%1,024-32$1,640$11,833,8204Fox
8Rain Man$1,586,090-8%1,218-3$1,302$101,589,70621MGM/UA