'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, Apr. 21 - Sun, Apr. 23

Wide (1000+)

1While You Were Sleeping$9,288,915--1,421--$6,537$9,288,9151Disney
2Bad Boys (1995)$7,013,893-36%2,1320$3,290$44,091,3413Sony / Columbia
3Kiss of Death$5,317,066--1,623--$3,276$5,317,0661Fox
4Rob Roy$5,021,901-30%1,885364$2,664$14,235,2203MGM/UA
5A Goofy Movie$4,525,476-14%2,116-60$2,139$15,920,0123Disney
6Jury Duty$3,011,084-38%2,1690$1,388$7,842,7062Sony / TriStar
7Don Juan de Marco$2,614,487-29%1,22615$2,133$10,875,5653New Line
8Tommy Boy$2,589,315-38%2,069-117$1,251$20,941,7684Paramount
9Outbreak$1,641,752-43%1,503-322$1,092$46,420,0837Warner Bros.
10Forrest Gump$1,233,350-5%1,020-27$1,209$208,648,59542Paramount