'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, Aug. 2 - Sun, Aug. 4

Wide (1000+)

2Austin Powers in Goldmember$31,117,841-57%3,6130$8,613$141,679,8362New Line
3The Master of Disguise$12,554,379--2,565--$4,894$12,554,3791Sony / Columbia
4Road to Perdition$6,601,108-41%2,33282$2,831$77,155,8694DreamWorks
5Stuart Little 2$6,112,591-42%3,095-187$1,975$46,867,4023Sony / Columbia
6Men in Black II$4,805,934-43%2,902-640$1,656$182,075,2915Sony / Columbia
7The Country Bears$3,141,943-41%2,5530$1,231$11,796,9172Disney
8K-19: The Widowmaker$2,853,148-61%2,634-196$1,083$30,740,3973Paramount
9Mr. Deeds$2,107,354-50%1,966-343$1,072$120,891,7906Sony / Columbia
10Minority Report$1,728,005-45%1,139-226$1,517$126,662,5987Fox