'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, Jan. 11 - Sun, Jan. 13

Wide (1000+)

1Home Alone$9,813,012-22%2,157-16$4,549$125,894,3089Fox
4Dances with Wolves$5,586,412-24%1,2853$4,347$58,258,7908Orion
5The Godfather Part III$4,315,158-48%1,9220$2,245$18,993,5513Paramount
6Not Without My Daughter$3,804,055--1,137--$3,346$3,804,0551MGM
7Edward Scissorhands$3,655,258-28%1,372105$2,664$30,517,9276Fox
8Look Who's Talking Too$2,366,800-44%1,552-95$1,525$14,680,4665TriStar