'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, Jan. 28 - Sun, Jan. 30

Wide (1000+)

1Hide and Seek$21,959,215--3,005--$7,308$21,959,2151Fox
2Are We There Yet?$16,345,225-12%2,7101$6,031$38,457,8322Sony / Columbia
3Million Dollar Baby$12,264,481642%2,0101863$6,102$21,585,6427Warner Bros.
4Meet the Fockers$8,026,987-17%3,006-440$2,670$258,374,1586Universal
5Coach Carter$8,014,720-24%2,57422$3,114$53,570,7203Paramount
6The Aviator (2004)$7,550,12856%2,503242$3,016$68,250,3266Miramax
7Racing Stripes$6,538,059-4%3,1850$2,053$35,065,1623Warner Bros.
8Sideways$6,346,016122%1,694995$3,746$40,057,01215Fox Searchlight
9In Good Company$6,243,630-22%1,960-3$3,186$35,996,3815Universal
10Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$4,289,986-34%2,2970$1,868$14,761,9272Rogue