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. 5 - Sun, Jul. 7

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Back to the Future$11,152,506--1,420--$7,854$14,745,0191Universal
2Pale Rider$7,032,807-23%1,7100$4,113$16,151,9182Warner Bros.
3Rambo: First Blood Part II$6,428,108-8%1,820-136$3,532$112,281,2667TriStar
4Cocoon$6,333,285-14%1,16311$5,446$21,617,1563Fox
5The Emerald Forest$4,345,150--1,110--$3,915$4,345,1501Embassy
6St. Elmo's Fire$4,060,207-34%1,2073$3,364$10,188,3642Columbia
7The Goonies$3,900,191-16%1,673-32$2,331$32,258,2415Warner Bros.
8Fletch$2,376,150-22%1,022-77$2,325$27,939,2616Universal
9Red Sonja$2,263,553--1,091--$2,075$2,263,5531MGM