'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. 19 - Sun, Dec. 21

Wide (1000+)

1Yes Man$18,264,206--3,434--$5,319$18,264,2061Warner Bros.
2Seven Pounds$14,850,420--2,758--$5,384$14,850,4201Sony / Columbia
3The Tale of Despereaux$10,102,796--3,104--$3,255$10,102,7961Universal
4The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$9,889,713-68%3,5600$2,778$48,366,3292Fox
5Four Christmases$7,699,922-41%3,515-25$2,191$100,112,3814Warner Bros. / New Line
6Twilight (2008)$5,189,611-35%2,991-658$1,735$158,422,0875Summit
9Quantum of Solace$2,051,018-45%1,874-761$1,094$161,198,3576Sony / Columbia
10Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$1,568,703-51%2,007-761$782$172,391,1367Paramount / DreamWorks