'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, Jun. 14 - Sun, Jun. 16

Wide (1000+)

1Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$25,625,602--2,369--$10,817$25,625,6021Warner Bros.
2City Slickers$11,274,010-13%2,0019$5,634$24,306,1312Columbia
4Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead$3,398,810-20%1,81715$1,871$7,632,2252Warner Bros.
5What About Bob?$3,388,518-30%1,795-10$1,888$35,118,5045Disney
7Thelma and Louise$2,488,637-18%1,1800$2,109$15,771,0494MGM
8Only the Lonely$1,269,503-39%1,312-236$968$12,971,6084Fox