'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. 28 - Sun, Apr. 30

Wide (1000+)

1RV$16,414,641--3,639--$4,511$16,414,6411Sony / Columbia
2United 93$11,477,071--1,795--$6,394$11,477,0711Universal
3Stick It$10,803,005--2,038--$5,301$10,803,0051Disney
4Silent Hill$9,336,393-54%2,9326$3,184$34,267,8852Sony / Columbia
5Scary Movie 4$7,804,753-54%3,418-256$2,283$78,167,2773Weinstein / Dimension
6The Sentinel$7,786,437-46%2,85132$2,731$25,726,1272Fox
7Ice Age: The Meltdown$7,204,935-46%3,122-418$2,308$177,861,8295Fox
8Akeelah and the Bee$6,012,106--2,195--$2,739$6,012,1061Lionsgate
9The Wild$4,798,844-42%2,605-249$1,842$28,510,8913Disney
10The Benchwarmers$4,385,307-40%2,695-399$1,627$52,764,4134Sony / Columbia