'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, Sep. 25 - Sun, Sep. 27

Wide (1000+)

1The Last of the Mohicans$10,976,661--1,491--$7,362$10,976,6611Fox
3Captain Ron$4,840,490-1%1,533119$3,158$9,733,6022Disney
4Mr. Saturday Night$4,514,027--1,687--$2,676$4,514,0271Columbia
5Singles$3,351,470-20%1,330257$2,520$7,536,3452Warner Bros.
6Innocent Blood$1,857,658--1,326--$1,401$1,857,6581Warner Bros.
7Honeymoon in Vegas$1,712,155-32%1,651-114$1,037$17,180,2235Columbia
8Single White Female$1,270,457-31%1,462-253$869$31,846,3897Columbia
9Unforgiven$1,009,579-45%1,257-546$803$72,107,3928Warner Bros.