'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, Nov. 12 - Sun, Nov. 14

Wide (1000+)

1The Three Musketeers (1993)$10,621,992--2,069--$5,134$10,621,9921Disney
2Carlito's Way$9,116,675--1,615--$5,645$9,116,6751Universal
3The Nightmare Before Christmas$5,470,410-29%1,657-14$3,301$27,793,6235Disney
4Cool Runnings$3,387,947-20%1,647-94$2,057$40,312,5827Disney
5The Beverly Hillbillies$2,671,778-35%1,530-300$1,746$28,426,8195Fox
6Look Who's Talking Now$2,421,624-40%1,88628$1,284$6,444,1942TriStar
7Robocop 3$2,107,902-51%1,7960$1,174$6,412,7312Orion
9Flesh and Bone$1,865,017-59%1,2000$1,554$6,382,0832Paramount
10Demolition Man$1,416,168-53%1,115-486$1,270$41,962,0436Warner Bros.