'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. 22 - Sun, Oct. 24

Wide (1000+)

1The Beverly Hillbillies$7,178,556-25%2,16210$3,320$16,703,9312Fox
2Demolition Man$7,090,722-31%2,2580$3,140$33,348,9073Warner Bros.
3Cool Runnings$5,368,139-23%1,8289$2,937$28,992,8104Disney
6Judgment Night$2,510,645-39%1,5452$1,625$6,599,6002Universal
7The Good Son (1993)$2,094,074-35%1,508-200$1,389$31,264,5425Fox
8The Fugitive (1993)$1,467,983-27%1,046-156$1,403$112,219,27112Warner Bros.