'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, May. 14 - Sun, May. 16

Wide (1000+)

1Dave$8,506,83416%1,566411$5,432$15,813,5892Warner Bros.
2Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story$6,269,430-37%1,93851$3,235$16,289,4002Universal
3Indecent Proposal$4,059,877-13%1,9220$2,112$58,915,5626Paramount
4Lost in Yonkers$3,002,150--1,190--$2,523$3,002,1501Columbia
6Benny and Joon$1,598,955-16%1,3140$1,217$13,670,7865MGM
7Indian Summer$1,322,300-23%1,290-93$1,025$9,540,1484Disney
8The Sandlot$1,303,478-16%1,426-198$914$19,139,6636Fox
9Cop and a Half$913,915-10%1,235-287$740$19,718,7157Universal