'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, Mar. 11 - Sun, Mar. 13

Wide (1000+)

1Guarding Tess$7,065,213--1,601--$4,413$7,065,2131TriStar
2Lightning Jack$5,401,743--1,710--$3,159$5,401,7431Savoy
3Ace Ventura: Pet Detective$4,121,502-19%1,810-153$2,277$47,729,1746Warner Bros.
4On Deadly Ground$2,692,914-40%1,860-150$1,448$13,526,2994Warner Bros.
6Mrs. Doubtfire$2,320,204-11%1,456-170$1,594$138,883,46416Fox
8Blank Check$1,754,144-36%1,312-265$1,337$20,305,4395Disney
9The Chase$1,732,737-49%1,632-1$1,062$5,153,7652Fox
10Blue Chips$1,235,393-54%1,210-770$1,021$18,048,5914Paramount