'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, Oct. 25 - Sun, Oct. 27

Wide (1000+)

1Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa$30,000,000--3,336--$8,993$30,000,0001Paramount
2Gravity$21,000,000-30%3,707-113$5,665$200,514,3614Warner Bros.
3Captain Phillips$12,000,000-27%3,143123$3,818$70,274,0433Sony / Columbia
4The Counselor$9,000,000--3,044--$2,957$9,000,0001Fox
5Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$6,300,000-35%3,111-491$2,025$100,811,2545Sony / Columbia
6Carrie (2013)$6,000,000-63%3,1570$1,901$26,121,3552Sony / Screen Gems
7Escape Plan$4,300,000-57%2,8830$1,492$17,383,5822Lionsgate / Summit
8Prisoners$1,050,000-49%1,347-813$780$59,109,0626Warner Bros.

Limited (100 — 999)

112 Years a Slave$2,100,000127%123104$17,073$3,359,9432Fox Searchlight
2Enough Said$1,600,000-9%83578$1,916$13,066,0926Fox Searchlight

Platform (1 — 99)

No records.