'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. 17 - Sun, Jan. 19

Wide (1000+)

1The Hand That Rocks the Cradle$10,460,68336%1,667901$6,275$18,135,6992Disney
4Freejack$6,736,243--1,551--$4,343$6,736,2431Warner Bros.
5Father of the Bride (1991)$6,402,73811%1,68942$3,791$38,738,1705Disney
6The Prince of Tides$6,010,3880%1,52569$3,941$30,585,8994Columbia
7JFK$5,797,71123%1,350167$4,295$30,013,2345Warner Bros.
8Beauty and the Beast (1991)$5,275,6259%1,805-155$2,923$67,025,0559Disney