'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, Jul. 16 - Sun, Jul. 18

Wide (1000+)

1Eyes Wide Shut$21,706,163--2,411--$9,003$21,706,1631Warner Bros.
2American Pie$13,559,650-28%2,51810$5,385$45,523,6002Universal
3Lake Placid$10,974,145--2,096--$5,236$10,974,1451Fox
4Big Daddy$10,416,407-35%3,2540$3,201$87,996,6044Sony / Columbia
5Wild Wild West$10,062,781-40%3,3420$3,011$94,075,6003Warner Bros.
6The Wood$8,515,223--1,191--$7,150$8,515,2231Paramount
7Tarzan (1999)$7,535,288-30%2,838-293$2,655$90,678,9245Disney
8Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$5,647,613-25%1,850-597$3,053$395,204,6989Fox
9The General's Daughter$5,202,549-34%2,258-452$2,304$61,349,2195Paramount
10Muppets from Space$4,826,049--2,265--$2,131$6,686,1351Sony / Columbia