'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, Oct. 23 - Sun, Oct. 25

Wide (1000+)

1Under Siege$9,024,560-19%2,2480$4,014$35,936,4373Warner Bros.
2The Last of the Mohicans$4,450,251-24%1,845-7$2,412$30,908,5395Fox
4The Mighty Ducks$4,203,206-23%1,851-6$2,271$23,696,1334Disney
5Consenting Adults$3,703,579-26%1,53825$2,408$8,727,0462Disney
6Dr. Giggles$2,714,815--1,681--$1,615$2,714,8151Universal
7Night and the City$2,556,8305841%1,1001099$2,324$2,599,8662Fox
8Mr. Baseball$1,535,945-32%1,484-338$1,035$12,580,3204Universal