'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, Jan. 10 - Sun, Jan. 12

Wide (1000+)

1The Relic$9,064,143--2,095--$4,327$9,064,1431Paramount
2Michael (1996)$8,284,073-32%2,27695$3,640$48,058,6643New Line
3Scream$7,439,018-26%1,83396$4,058$32,885,0814Miramax / Dimension
4Jerry Maguire$7,012,342-42%2,450-81$2,862$93,318,3245Sony / TriStar
5Jackie Chan's First Strike$5,778,933--1,344--$4,300$5,778,9331New Line
6The People Vs. Larry Flynt$5,315,079789%1,2331217$4,311$6,436,0663Sony / Columbia
8One Fine Day$3,449,369-45%1,858-110$1,856$23,921,9434Fox
9101 Dalmatians (1996)$3,127,796-57%2,024-678$1,545$96,794,7407Disney
10Beavis and Butt-Head Do America$2,906,808-49%1,984-433$1,465$38,988,0304Paramount