'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. 8 - Sun, Mar. 10

Wide (1000+)

1The Birdcage$18,275,828--1,950--$9,372$18,275,8281MGM/UA
2Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco$8,605,649--2,119--$4,061$8,605,6491Disney
3Up Close and Personal$8,012,357-28%1,628122$4,922$19,114,3122Disney
4Down Periscope$5,033,851-30%2,0264$2,485$12,264,9382Fox
5Hellraiser: Bloodline$4,505,036--1,465--$3,075$4,505,0361Miramax / Dimension
6Broken Arrow (1996)$4,231,906-30%1,929-348$2,194$34,250,4375Fox
7Rumble in the Bronx$3,514,071-48%1,79414$1,959$20,154,7013New Line
8Happy Gilmore$3,257,875-32%1,945-124$1,675$24,488,8704Universal
9Mr. Holland's Opus$3,043,631-28%1,564-65$1,946$52,243,93510Disney
10Muppet Treasure Island$2,713,594-43%1,829-239$1,484$24,142,2794Disney