'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, Nov. 15 - Sun, Nov. 17

Wide (1000+)

1Curly Sue$4,203,421-15%1,6340$2,572$19,457,5804Warner Bros.
2All I Want for Christmas$3,336,175-8%1,5070$2,214$6,981,8952Paramount
3The People Under the Stairs$3,014,320-32%1,838-12$1,640$12,939,8183Universal
4Little Man Tate$2,155,044-30%1,01211$2,129$13,879,2256Orion
5Billy Bathgate$1,885,771-50%1,1773$1,602$9,683,3223Disney
6Other People's Money$1,837,765-30%1,2490$1,471$16,717,2115Warner Bros.
7Highlander 2: The Quickening$1,581,527-43%1,00915$1,567$9,622,1453Interstar
8House Party 2$1,281,205-39%1,082-103$1,184$13,074,3834New Line