'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, Jun. 4 - Sun, Jun. 6

Wide (1000+)

1Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$32,891,189-36%3,0241$10,877$255,757,7443Fox
2Notting Hill$15,013,165-31%2,7525$5,455$49,419,3162Universal
4The Mummy (1999)$7,417,859-42%3,41116$2,175$127,524,0455Universal
6The Matrix$2,452,326-36%2,045-57$1,199$158,261,05210Warner Bros.
7The Thirteenth Floor$2,004,461-53%1,8150$1,104$7,454,8792Sony / Columbia
8Never Been Kissed$1,162,182-43%2,085-65$557$40,770,7569Fox
9A Midsummer Night's Dream$1,087,948-48%1,005-94$1,083$10,055,9274Fox Searchlight