'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, Nov. 30 - Sun, Dec. 2

Wide (1000+)

1The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$17,000,000-61%4,008-62$4,242$254,182,5043Lionsgate / Summit
2Skyfall$16,300,000-54%3,463-63$4,707$245,329,1894Sony / Columbia
3Lincoln$14,200,000-45%2,0180$7,037$84,389,4734Disney / DreamWorks
4Rise of The Guardians$12,600,000-47%3,67219$3,431$48,047,2532Paramount / DreamWorks
5Life of Pi$12,500,000-44%2,9281$4,269$48,861,1412Fox
6Killing Them Softly$7,000,000--2,424--$2,888$7,000,0001Weinstein Company
7Wreck-It Ralph$6,900,000-58%3,087-172$2,235$158,136,2635Disney
8Red Dawn (2012)$6,300,000-56%2,78156$2,265$31,072,7082FilmDistrict
10The Collection$2,700,000--1,403--$1,924$2,700,0001LD Entertainment

Limited (100 — 999)

1Silver Linings Playbook$3,100,000-29%3714$8,356$10,749,9813Weinstein Company

Platform (1 — 99)

No records.