'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.


Early Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Fri, May. 7 - Sun, May. 9

Wide (1000+)

1Iron Man 2$136,000,000--4,380--$31,050$136,000,0001Paramount
2A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)$9,300,000-72%3,3320$2,791$48,660,0002Warner Bros. / New Line
3How to Train Your Dragon$6,900,000-35%3,003-423$2,298$201,233,4937Paramount / DreamWorks
4Date Night$5,500,000-27%2,734-359$2,012$81,054,4685Fox
5The Back-up Plan$5,200,000-28%3,003-277$1,732$30,270,4693CBS Films
6Furry Vengeance$3,700,000-44%3,0025$1,233$11,321,9572Summit
7Clash of the Titans (2010)$2,700,000-54%2,157-580$1,252$158,203,0006Warner Bros.
8Death at a Funeral (2010)$2,000,000-51%1,706-565$1,172$38,223,1814Sony / Screen Gems
9The Losers$1,800,000-69%2,450-486$735$21,450,0003Warner Bros.

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