'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, Aug. 16 - Sun, Aug. 18

Wide (1000+)

1Tin Cup$10,128,834--2,012--$5,034$10,128,8341Warner Bros.
3A Time to Kill$8,122,960-24%2,3130$3,512$46,964,2214Warner Bros.
4The Fan (1996)$6,271,406--2,016--$3,111$6,271,4061Sony / TriStar
5Independence Day$5,811,876-33%2,257-332$2,575$266,965,9747Fox
6Escape From L.A.$4,247,255-52%2,3120$1,837$13,159,8122Paramount
7Matilda$3,009,427-40%2,0060$1,500$16,232,0733Sony / TriStar
8Alaska$2,914,992--1,566--$1,861$2,914,9921Sony / Columbia
9Tales From the Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood$2,634,170--1,694--$1,555$2,634,1701Universal