'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, Dec. 15 - Sun, Dec. 17

Wide (1000+)

1The Pursuit of Happyness$26,541,215--2,852--$9,306$26,541,2151Sony / Columbia
3Charlotte's Web (2006)$11,458,295--3,566--$3,213$11,458,2951Paramount
4Happy Feet$8,359,699-35%3,335-315$2,507$149,251,9955Warner Bros.
5The Holiday$8,015,617-37%2,6144$3,066$25,124,8822Sony / Columbia
7Blood Diamond$6,515,885-25%1,9100$3,411$18,636,4582Warner Bros.
8Casino Royale (2006)$5,627,126-37%2,437-724$2,309$137,502,2545Sony / Columbia
9The Nativity Story$4,656,376-19%2,574-509$1,809$23,020,1433New Line
10Unaccompanied Minors$3,544,377-39%2,7750$1,277$10,093,1502Warner Bros.