'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. 10 - Sun, Mar. 12

Wide (1000+)

1Outbreak$13,420,387--2,215--$6,059$13,420,3871Warner Bros.
2Man of the House (1995)$6,792,489-28%2,05441$3,307$16,265,8062Disney
3The Brady Bunch Movie$3,370,180-41%1,9410$1,736$19,681,3644Paramount
4Just Cause$3,075,344-38%2,048-11$1,502$25,276,2194Warner Bros.
6Hideaway (1995)$2,507,855-52%1,9000$1,320$7,721,3102Sony / TriStar
7Pulp Fiction$2,142,4360%1,06397$2,015$64,202,57922Miramax
8Forrest Gump$1,804,188-11%1,103-2$1,636$198,166,83036Paramount
9Billy Madison$1,278,555-36%1,397-311$915$18,753,9255Universal
10Legends of the Fall$1,271,387-31%1,018-185$1,249$36,890,27912Sony / TriStar