'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, Sep. 17 - Sun, Sep. 19

Wide (1000+)

1Blue Streak$19,208,806--2,735--$7,023$19,208,8061Sony / Columbia
2For Love of the Game$13,041,685--2,829--$4,610$13,041,6851Universal
3The Sixth Sense$11,207,422-32%2,7886$4,020$212,295,2087Disney
5Stir of Echoes$3,947,618-32%1,94355$2,032$11,631,2152Artisan
6Runaway Bride$2,604,841-32%2,384-389$1,093$143,898,3878Paramount
7The Thomas Crown Affair$1,956,007-28%1,658-191$1,180$63,977,6667MGM
9The 13th Warrior$1,667,843-45%1,969-314$847$29,055,5164Disney
10Mickey Blue Eyes$1,134,270-49%1,530-445$741$32,281,3105Warner Bros.