'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, Aug. 7 - Sun, Aug. 9

Wide (1000+)

1Unforgiven$15,018,327--2,071--$7,252$15,018,3271Warner Bros.
2Death Becomes Her$7,815,250-35%1,45445$5,375$19,925,6052Universal
3Raising Cain$6,203,835--1,661--$3,735$6,203,8351Universal
43 Ninjas$5,888,920--1,912--$3,080$5,888,9201Disney
5A League of Their Own$4,215,185-22%1,988-96$2,120$56,868,8156Sony / Columbia
6Mo' Money$3,421,802-44%1,681-24$2,036$21,945,1193Columbia
7Honey, I Blew Up the Kid$3,282,324-49%2,124-305$1,545$29,465,4374Disney
8Whispers in the Dark$3,177,158--1,188--$2,674$3,177,1581Paramount
9Sister Act$2,819,910-29%1,592-296$1,771$76,716,91811Disney
10Buffy the Vampire Slayer$2,371,470-47%1,98122$1,197$6,887,0112Fox