'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. 28 - Sun, Aug. 30

Wide (1000+)

1Blade$10,925,976-36%2,35129$4,647$27,999,8322New Line
2There's Something About Mary$8,374,8659%2,401215$3,488$75,765,1807Fox
3Saving Private Ryan$8,093,631-20%2,774103$2,918$155,295,2686DreamWorks
5Why Do Fools Fall in Love?$3,946,382--1,369--$2,883$3,946,3821Warner Bros.
6Ever After: A Cinderella Story$3,778,488-17%1,91046$1,978$30,573,7755Fox
7How Stella Got Her Groove Back$3,647,175-44%1,383-16$2,637$27,981,7113Fox
8Snake Eyes$3,574,667-29%2,243-399$1,594$33,570,0004Paramount
9The Parent Trap$2,934,255-24%2,041-128$1,438$31,761,0295Disney
10Dance with Me$2,882,637-36%1,4670$1,965$7,390,3002Sony / Columbia