'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, Jul. 24 - Sun, Jul. 26

Wide (1000+)

1Mo' Money$12,385,415--1,689--$7,333$12,385,4151Columbia
2Honey, I Blew Up the Kid$8,612,853-22%2,37665$3,625$19,696,1712Disney
3A League of Their Own$7,313,205-20%2,0840$3,509$47,230,9064Sony / Columbia
4Sister Act$4,460,579-8%1,933-8$2,308$69,933,4429Disney
6Universal Soldier$3,374,525-40%1,9252$1,753$19,027,5393TriStar
7Unlawful Entry$3,314,804-18%1,449-1$2,288$29,239,7415Fox
8Batman Returns$2,831,710-34%1,806-246$1,568$150,601,3156Warner Bros.
9Prelude to a Kiss$2,249,161-32%1,169-79$1,924$10,809,9613Fox