'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. 12 - Sun, May. 14

Wide (1000+)

1Crimson Tide$18,612,190--2,382--$7,814$18,612,1901Disney
2French Kiss$6,594,630-27%1,73615$3,799$15,612,6522Fox
3While You Were Sleeping$6,520,452-23%2,0704$3,150$34,786,9494Disney
4Bad Boys (1995)$2,005,590-31%1,805-298$1,111$57,289,6416Sony / Columbia
6A Goofy Movie$1,300,186-37%1,716-278$758$22,495,3476Disney
7Rob Roy$1,199,671-44%1,451-370$827$20,920,9196MGM/UA