'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, Feb. 28 - Sun, Mar. 2

Wide (1000+)

1Non-Stop (2014)$30,000,000--3,090--$9,709$30,000,0001Universal
2Son of God$29,000,000--3,260--$8,896$29,000,0001Fox
3The LEGO Movie$20,000,000-36%3,770-120$5,305$208,310,0844Warner Bros.
4The Monuments Men$5,050,000-36%3,002-62$1,682$65,742,9734Sony / Columbia
53 Days to Kill$5,000,000-59%2,8720$1,741$20,800,8832Relativity Media
6Pompeii$4,200,000-59%2,6580$1,580$17,635,6842Sony / TriStar
7RoboCop (2014)$4,150,000-58%2,885-487$1,438$50,861,4443Sony / Columbia
8About Last Night$3,400,000-55%1,804-449$1,885$43,751,3483Sony / Screen Gems
9Frozen (2013)$3,200,000-27%1,746-145$1,833$388,325,14315Disney
10Ride Along$3,000,000-35%1,869-317$1,605$127,123,4007Universal
11Endless Love (2014)$1,600,000-60%1,874-1022$854$22,262,8303Universal

Limited (100 — 999)

1American Hustle$1,850,0007%94542$1,958$146,638,43012Sony / Columbia
2The Wind Rises$1,650,000426%496475$3,327$2,228,5932Disney

Platform (1 — 99)

No records.