'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, May. 19 - Sun, May. 21

Wide (1000+)

2Gladiator (2000)$19,748,829-20%3,04198$6,494$103,139,1123DreamWorks
3Road Trip$15,484,814--2,530--$6,120$15,484,8141DreamWorks
5Frequency$4,339,196-12%2,202-268$1,971$24,804,0454New Line
6Battlefield Earth$3,924,921-66%3,3070$1,187$15,473,8192Warner Bros.
7Center Stage$3,252,977-29%1,5060$2,160$7,857,5982Sony / Columbia
8Where the Heart Is$2,771,369-31%2,147-264$1,291$20,179,1214Fox
9The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$2,544,003-45%2,692-433$945$27,833,9394Universal