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. 3 - Sun, Jun. 5

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Crocodile Dundee II$12,717,140-36%2,8370$4,483$22,132,4642Paramount
2Big$8,216,190--1,132--$7,258$8,216,1901Fox
3Rambo III$7,694,630-41%2,478-84$3,105$32,331,2452TriStar
4Funny Farm$5,655,439--1,557--$3,632$5,655,4391Warner Bros.
5Willow$5,002,969-34%1,0300$4,857$20,859,2823MGM
6Colors$1,453,740-40%1,151-171$1,263$29,296,9538Orion
7Beetlejuice$1,416,596-41%1,4320$989$48,036,77510Warner Bros.