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. 21 - Sun, Jul. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lethal Weapon 2$13,022,249-24%1,8300$7,116$50,599,1753Warner Bros.
2Batman (1989)$11,165,099-26%2,2010$5,073$187,523,0645Warner Bros.
3Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$6,432,416-27%1,49838$4,294$52,037,2835Disney
4License to Kill$5,100,314-42%1,58712$3,214$13,875,0902MGM/UA
5Peter Pan (1953) (1989 re-issue)$4,349,121-23%1,53358$2,837$9,960,9062Disney
6Dead Poets Society$3,547,080-17%1,06215$3,340$44,029,3067Disney
7Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$3,383,204-27%1,523-194$2,221$124,383,5449Paramount
8Ghostbusters II$2,883,369-33%1,758-220$1,640$98,490,2426Columbia
9Weekend at Bernie's$2,709,067-28%1,104-35$2,454$10,964,9633Fox
10UHF$2,251,831--1,295--$1,739$2,251,8311Orion