'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, Apr. 26 - Sun, Apr. 28

Wide (1000+)

1Pain and Gain$20,500,000--3,277--$6,256$20,500,0001Paramount
2Oblivion (2013)$17,000,000-54%3,7929$4,483$64,287,5002Universal
342 (2013)$10,200,000-42%3,405155$2,996$68,554,3723Warner Bros.
4The Big Wedding$7,500,000--2,633--$2,848$7,500,0001Lionsgate
5The Croods$6,400,000-31%3,283-152$1,949$162,824,7836Fox / DreamWorks Animation
6G.I. Joe: Retaliation$3,500,000-39%2,707-468$1,293$116,276,1435Paramount
7Scary Movie 5$3,200,000-48%2,733-669$1,171$27,236,9363Weinstein / Dimension
8Olympus Has Fallen$2,750,000-39%2,334-304$1,178$93,058,4726FilmDistrict
9The Place Beyond the Pines$2,700,000-45%1,58442$1,705$16,224,8715Focus
10Jurassic Park 3D$2,300,000-43%1,848-482$1,245$41,990,3754Universal
11Evil Dead$1,900,000-54%2,186-637$869$51,767,7584Sony / TriStar

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