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, Sep. 18 - Sun, Sep. 20

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pick-Up Artist$4,455,516--1,129--$3,946$4,455,5161Fox
2Hellraiser$4,453,232--1,097--$4,059$4,453,2321New World
3The Principal$4,297,710--1,196--$3,593$4,297,7101TriStar
4Stakeout$3,322,349-21%1,331-33$2,496$35,630,8467Disney
5No Way Out$1,808,826-31%1,068-50$1,694$20,751,5436Orion
6La Bamba$1,788,161-19%1,059-133$1,689$32,613,1209Columbia