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. 2 - Sun, Sep. 4

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master$6,435,710-8%1,758-9$3,661$26,258,4713New Line
2Betrayed$5,496,111-1%1,09963$5,001$11,030,8982MGM/UA
3A Fish Called Wanda$5,098,05335%1,187-36$4,295$25,568,2738MGM
4Die Hard$4,766,64830%1,46129$3,263$38,254,4528Fox
5Who Framed Roger Rabbit$4,434,56649%1,58839$2,793$68,958,53111Disney
6Cocktail (1988)$4,374,39750%1,40465$3,116$37,525,1496Disney
7Young Guns$4,137,41214%1,39928$2,957$19,813,4284Fox
8Big$2,487,65265%1,177187$2,114$64,401,20914Fox
9Hot to Trot$1,924,010-13%1,1571$1,663$4,130,2282Warner Bros.