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. 16 - Sun, Jun. 18

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghostbusters II$29,473,338--2,410--$12,230$29,473,3381Columbia
2Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$11,724,730-27%2,3270$5,039$95,931,8604Paramount
3Dead Poets Society$9,102,45921%1,091404$8,343$16,983,3792Disney
4Star Trek V: The Final Frontier$7,149,382-59%2,2020$3,247$24,525,0302Paramount
5See No Evil, Hear No Evil$2,549,232-25%1,6864$1,512$29,323,1156TriStar
6Field of Dreams$2,439,417-21%1,077-23$2,265$33,357,1599Universal
7No Holds Barred$1,777,163-39%1,3270$1,339$9,657,1693New Line
8Road House$1,534,183-29%1,435-280$1,069$17,660,1555MGM/UA