'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, Jan. 21 - Sun, Jan. 23

Wide (1000+)

2Mrs. Doubtfire$8,798,1186%2,290-64$3,842$107,559,0239Fox
4Grumpy Old Men$5,689,817-16%1,67670$3,395$30,238,9595Warner Bros.
5Iron Will$4,114,120-23%2,036135$2,021$9,427,5262Disney
6The Pelican Brief$3,711,685-36%1,809-125$2,052$59,198,5026Warner Bros.
9The Air Up There$2,892,783-37%1,702-19$1,700$12,731,6183Disney
10Beethoven's 2nd$2,025,010-41%1,620-200$1,250$26,880,5306Universal