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, Feb. 27 - Sun, Mar. 1

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors$8,880,555--1,343--$6,612$8,880,5551New Line
2Platoon$7,153,244-13%1,466175$4,879$55,705,75811Orion
3Outrageous Fortune$4,409,083-3%1,3160$3,350$27,097,9725Disney
4Hoosiers$3,653,562--1,039--$3,516$4,467,3215Orion
5Some Kind of Wonderful$3,486,701--1,082--$3,222$3,486,7011Paramount
6Over the Top$2,178,484-37%1,605-153$1,357$10,808,2413Warner Bros.
7Crocodile Dundee$1,747,675-17%1,050-136$1,664$101,118,24423Paramount