'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. 29 - Sun, Dec. 31

Wide (1000+)

1The War of the Roses$10,490,78190%1,52671$6,875$32,474,0224Fox
2Tango & Cash$9,606,95345%1,556147$6,174$16,235,8712Warner Bros.
3The Little Mermaid$9,235,512178%1,5218$6,072$36,288,7077Disney
4Back to the Future Part II$8,143,555100%2,1075$3,865$95,234,1236Universal
5Christmas Vacation$8,090,94715%1,901-49$4,256$43,381,5085Warner Bros.
7Steel Magnolias$6,248,970141%1,36536$4,578$31,292,8287TriStar
8Look Who's Talking$3,767,244146%1,482117$2,542$90,218,07712TriStar
9The Wizard$2,696,25591%1,193-11$2,260$6,253,4803Universal
10Family Business$2,218,34541%1,229-1$1,805$5,916,6193TriStar