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. 27 - Sun, May. 29

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Crocodile Dundee II$19,801,200--2,837--$6,980$24,554,7481Paramount
2Rambo III$13,034,328--2,562--$5,088$17,496,6191TriStar
3Willow$7,556,144-9%1,0306$7,336$15,856,3132MGM
4Colors$2,431,893-17%1,322-66$1,840$27,843,2137Orion
5Beetlejuice$2,419,978-11%1,432-114$1,690$46,620,1799Warner Bros.
6Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood$1,896,374-45%1,546-250$1,227$13,575,7383Paramount