'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. 20 - Sun, May. 22

Wide (1000+)

1Maverick$17,248,545--2,537--$6,799$17,248,5451Warner Bros.
2The Crow$7,921,491-33%2,119546$3,738$19,695,8232Miramax / Dimension
3When a Man Loves a Woman$6,515,896-31%1,486188$4,385$16,609,6082Disney
5Four Weddings and a Funeral$1,912,615-31%1,045-24$1,830$27,315,90311Gramercy
6With Honors$1,609,039-44%1,191-31$1,351$12,567,8774Warner Bros.
73 Ninjas Kick Back$1,502,524-45%2,005-38$749$7,770,9033TriStar
8No Escape$811,006-53%1,277-395$635$10,262,7564Savoy
9Clean Slate$694,525-54%1,427-47$487$5,329,2573MGM