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, Mar. 27 - Sun, Mar. 29

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Blind Date$7,531,273--1,251--$6,020$7,531,2731TriStar
2Lethal Weapon$5,048,404-20%1,4200$3,555$25,272,5184Warner Bros.
3Platoon$3,944,1143%1,5606$2,528$74,251,89815Orion
4Burglar$2,878,103-36%1,0190$2,824$7,387,8572Warner Bros.
5A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors$2,535,046-30%1,342-41$1,889$26,804,9435New Line
6Hoosiers$1,743,278-15%1,007-31$1,731$13,563,75113Orion