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, May. 15 - Sun, May. 17

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ishtar$4,331,817--1,139--$3,803$4,331,8171Columbia
2The Gate$4,258,063--1,139--$3,738$4,258,0631New Century
3The Secret of My Success$3,910,2862%1,331-6$2,938$33,121,1786Universal
4Blind Date$1,779,611-10%1,081-100$1,646$29,268,4118TriStar
5Lethal Weapon$1,373,3870%1,017-47$1,350$41,581,32811Warner Bros.
6Platoon$1,185,238-8%1,099-104$1,078$90,539,82422Orion