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, Jul. 24 - Sun, Jul. 26

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1RoboCop (1987)$6,332,716-21%1,5855$3,995$14,341,4372Orion
2Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1987 re-issue)$6,049,372-20%1,7290$3,499$13,564,1212Disney
3Summer School$6,012,274--1,366--$4,401$6,012,2741Paramount
4Superman IV: The Quest for Peace$5,683,122--1,511--$3,761$5,683,1221Warner Bros.
5La Bamba$5,651,990--1,251--$4,518$5,651,9901Columbia
6Jaws: The Revenge$3,561,200-50%1,6115$2,211$10,716,0902Universal
7Dragnet$2,917,545-25%1,059-223$2,755$29,722,5695Universal
8Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise$2,660,376-42%1,283-75$2,074$15,183,3363Fox
9Adventures in Babysitting$2,579,377-23%1,116-10$2,311$13,018,2544Disney
10Beverly Hills Cop II$2,281,575-25%1,049-264$2,175$105,109,14810Paramount