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, Jul. 14 - Sun, Jul. 16

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lethal Weapon 2$17,188,126-16%1,83027$9,392$37,576,9262Warner Bros.
2Batman (1989)$15,113,456-21%2,2010$6,867$167,635,5464Warner Bros.
3Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$8,805,730-7%1,46017$6,031$45,604,8674Disney
4License to Kill$8,774,776--1,575--$5,571$8,774,7761MGM/UA
5Peter Pan (1953) (1989 re-issue)$5,611,785--1,475--$3,805$5,611,7851Disney
6Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$4,613,927-11%1,717-200$2,687$121,000,3408Paramount
7Ghostbusters II$4,335,425-18%1,978-337$2,192$93,170,8425Columbia
8Dead Poets Society$4,258,839-18%1,047-62$4,068$40,482,2266Disney
9Weekend at Bernie's$3,749,810-17%1,1395$3,292$8,255,8962Fox
10The Karate Kid Part III$2,924,580-40%1,5699$1,864$18,195,0853Columbia