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, Oct. 7 - Sun, Oct. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alien Nation$8,421,429--1,430--$5,889$8,421,4291Fox
2Gorillas in the Mist$4,042,94017%1,081523$3,740$7,861,0953Universal
3Die Hard$1,513,576-25%1,050-163$1,442$49,068,11013Fox
4Who Framed Roger Rabbit$1,404,155-9%1,147-117$1,224$77,569,30416Disney
5Cocktail (1988)$1,278,534-17%1,042-145$1,227$46,093,52611Disney
6Heartbreak Hotel$1,226,040-41%1,41476$867$3,289,5862Disney