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. 30 - Sun, Oct. 2

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Heartbreak Hotel$2,063,546--1,338--$1,542$2,063,5461Disney
2A Fish Called Wanda$2,051,278-7%1,122-42$1,828$35,187,00012MGM
3Dead Ringers$2,036,547-32%1,0486$1,943$5,048,7272Fox
4Die Hard$2,015,246-5%1,213-69$1,661$47,554,53412Fox
5Cocktail (1988)$1,544,661-6%1,187-89$1,301$44,814,99210Disney
6Who Framed Roger Rabbit$1,543,344-9%1,264-57$1,221$76,165,14915Disney
7Young Guns$1,286,722-15%1,225-38$1,050$26,744,4128Fox