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, Apr. 18 - Sun, Apr. 20

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Legend$4,261,154--1,187--$3,590$4,261,1541Universal
2Murphy's Law$3,388,907--1,260--$2,690$3,388,9071Cannon
3The Money Pit$2,739,752-25%1,137-43$2,410$16,782,8624Universal
4Police Academy 3: Back in Training$2,372,540-32%1,490-225$1,592$25,732,7215Warner Bros.
5Gung Ho$1,559,525-23%1,009-81$1,546$22,111,5956Paramount
6Off Beat$1,020,830-49%1,113-14$917$3,032,0222Buena Vista