Grosses

'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.

 

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jul. 22 - Sun, Jul. 24

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jaws 3-D$13,422,500--1,300--$10,325$13,422,5001Universal
2Staying Alive$9,133,944-25%1,74787$5,228$21,280,0872Paramount
3Return of the Jedi$7,239,419-12%1,554-90$4,659$139,270,6559Fox
4Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1983 re-issue)$4,446,241-26%1,3620$3,264$10,464,1552Disney
5Trading Places$3,854,140-10%1,170-57$3,294$39,312,4547Paramount
6Octopussy$2,714,778-11%1,066-83$2,547$34,972,7777MGM/UA
7Superman III$2,003,754-28%1,1730$1,708$38,313,4736Warner Bros.