'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. 1 - Sun, Dec. 3

Wide (1000+)

1Back to the Future Part II$12,111,260-56%1,8661$6,490$60,003,3532Universal
2Christmas Vacation$11,750,203--1,744--$6,738$11,750,2031Warner Bros.
3Harlem Nights$5,202,610-53%2,1800$2,387$32,436,3223Paramount
4Look Who's Talking$3,718,495-53%1,649-2$2,255$80,813,6018TriStar
5All Dogs Go to Heaven$2,255,157-55%1,5911$1,417$11,980,0393MGM/UA
8The Bear$1,081,344-54%1,0562$1,024$19,755,6546TriStar