'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, Nov. 14 - Sun, Nov. 16

Wide (1000+)

1Elf$26,325,613-15%3,38144$7,786$70,358,4322New Line
2Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$25,105,882--3,101--$8,096$25,105,8821Fox
3The Matrix Revolutions$16,416,450-66%3,5020$4,688$114,271,0752Warner Bros.
4Brother Bear$12,055,860-35%3,0300$3,979$63,057,0713Disney
5Looney Tunes: Back in Action$9,316,369--2,903--$3,209$9,316,3691Warner Bros.
6Love Actually$8,698,24226%1,177601$7,390$18,863,8192Universal
7Scary Movie 3$6,105,246-44%2,960-328$2,063$102,349,4324Miramax / Dimension
8Radio$4,808,635-33%2,416-395$1,990$43,520,4834Sony / Columbia
9Mystic River$3,245,205-32%1,550-31$2,094$45,571,7225Warner Bros.
10Runaway Jury$2,782,814-40%1,582-551$1,759$44,519,4825Fox