'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.


Monthly domestic gross

MonthTotal Gross% of yearAvg.Top movieGross% of total
January$893,270,00015%5,413,758Lone Survivor$99,822,73311%
February$700,030,00011%4,294,663The LEGO Movie$192,721,99428%
March$805,190,00013%4,328,978300: Rise of an Empire$101,448,84313%
April$771,090,00013%4,101,543Captain America: The Winter Soldier$228,529,86730%
May$1,008,170,00016%5,479,185The Amazing Spider-Man 2$191,644,38319%
July$932,710,00015%5,454,444Dawn of The Planet of The Apes$179,020,56419%