'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, Sep. 29 - Sun, Oct. 1

Wide (1000+)

1Seven$12,378,647-11%2,47231$5,008$26,328,4542New Line
2Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers$7,308,529--1,679--$4,353$7,308,5291Miramax / Dimension
3Devil in a Blue Dress$5,422,385--1,432--$3,787$5,422,3851Sony / TriStar
4The Big Green$4,688,285--2,072--$2,263$4,688,2851Disney
6To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar$2,948,220-34%1,48931$1,980$22,988,4204Universal
7Dangerous Minds$2,279,223-19%1,578-4$1,444$45,422,7528Disney
8Steal Big, Steal Little$1,761,890--1,080--$1,631$1,761,8901Savoy