'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, Apr. 9 - Sun, Apr. 11

Wide (1000+)

1The Passion of the Christ$15,217,73043%3,240-168$4,697$353,010,0307Newmarket
2Hellboy$10,824,968-53%3,04315$3,557$40,827,8772Sony / Columbia
3Johnson Family Vacation$9,375,669--1,317--$7,119$11,814,8521Fox Searchlight
4The Alamo (2004)$9,123,893--2,609--$3,497$9,123,8931Disney
5Walking Tall$8,440,719-46%2,8360$2,976$28,954,6672MGM
6Home on the Range$8,105,126-42%3,05811$2,650$27,416,7482Disney
7Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$8,016,970-46%3,130-182$2,561$62,881,6343Warner Bros.
8The Whole Ten Yards$6,686,357--2,654--$2,519$6,686,3571Warner Bros.
9Ella Enchanted$6,169,030--1,931--$3,195$6,169,0301Miramax
10The Girl Next Door$6,003,281--2,148--$2,795$6,003,2811Fox