'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. 13 - Sun, Oct. 15

Wide (1000+)

1The Grudge 2$20,826,001--3,211--$6,486$20,826,0011Sony / Columbia
2The Departed$19,033,176-29%3,0170$6,309$56,984,6232Warner Bros.
3Man of the Year (2006)$12,299,861--2,515--$4,891$12,299,8611Universal
4Open Season (2006)$11,113,892-29%3,687-146$3,014$59,266,3633Sony / Columbia
5The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$7,485,290-60%2,8200$2,654$30,197,2432New Line
6The Marine$7,139,578--2,545--$2,805$7,139,5781Fox
7The Guardian (2006)$5,868,213-39%3,044-197$1,928$41,136,6493Disney
8Employee of the Month$5,271,473-54%2,5790$2,044$19,582,4812Lionsgate
9jackass: number two$3,329,257-49%2,330-677$1,429$68,377,8364Paramount
10School for Scoundrels (2006)$1,301,914-62%1,406-1601$926$16,369,1473MGM / Weinstein