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, Jun. 19 - Sun, Jun. 21

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Witches of Eastwick$8,251,230-13%1,12320$7,347$17,705,4682Warner Bros.
2Predator$8,225,869-32%1,63613$5,028$20,257,5072Fox
3Beverly Hills Cop II$7,417,458-14%2,3260$3,189$86,189,9235Paramount
4The Untouchables$7,111,6021%1,501489$4,738$24,147,7813Paramount
5Harry and the Hendersons$3,524,400-16%1,4245$2,475$11,872,7833Universal
6Benji the Hunted$3,062,616--1,188--$2,578$3,084,1462Disney
7The Believers$2,734,166-37%1,54814$1,766$7,076,8982Orion
8The Secret of My Success$1,359,460-5%1,066-43$1,275$44,109,20811Universal
9Ernest Goes to Camp$1,233,441-24%1,254-67$984$14,992,2615Disney