'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, Mar. 30 - Sun, Apr. 1

Wide (1000+)

1Spy Kids$26,546,881--3,104--$8,552$26,546,8811Miramax / Dimension
2Someone Like You$10,010,600--2,345--$4,269$10,010,6001Fox
3Heartbreakers (2001)$7,802,097-34%2,7511$2,836$19,603,4202MGM
4Tomcats$6,406,076--2,617--$2,448$6,406,0761Sony / Columbia
5The Brothers$5,603,339-46%1,3780$4,066$15,906,1852Sony / Screen Gems
6Enemy at the Gates$5,406,959-35%1,70629$3,169$27,475,5373Paramount
7Exit Wounds$5,251,569-46%2,610-220$2,012$33,447,9023Warner Bros.
8Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon$4,862,9245%1,906-121$2,551$113,566,78117Sony Pictures Classics
9The Mexican$2,527,104-45%2,047-996$1,235$62,174,3385DreamWorks
10Chocolat (2000)$2,243,533-32%1,403-378$1,599$47,218,81716Miramax