'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, Oct. 7 - Sun, Oct. 9

Wide (1000+)

1Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$16,026,565--3,645--$4,397$16,048,6301DreamWorks
3In Her Shoes$10,016,888--2,808--$3,567$10,016,8881Fox
4Two for the Money$8,704,083--2,391--$3,640$8,704,0831Universal
5Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$6,511,223-35%3,004-200$2,168$42,115,1963Warner Bros.
8A History of Violence$5,067,581-37%1,3400$3,782$16,394,7233New Line
9Into the Blue$4,830,456-32%2,7890$1,732$13,903,0702Sony / Columbia
10The Greatest Game Ever Played$3,905,1727%1,810796$2,158$8,681,1382Disney