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. 15 - Sun, Sep. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sea of Love$10,017,840--1,246--$8,040$10,017,8401Universal
2Uncle Buck$4,124,590-9%1,817-7$2,270$32,017,8935Universal
3Parenthood$3,731,938-15%1,3924$2,681$74,535,1977Universal
4When Harry Met Sally...$2,655,860-15%1,1710$2,268$50,877,81410Columbia
5Lethal Weapon 2$2,206,481-15%1,393-145$1,584$92,427,87511Warner Bros.
6The Abyss$2,150,879-25%1,361-137$1,580$31,815,9796Fox
7Turner & Hooch$1,664,770-22%1,371-123$1,214$41,993,9428Disney
8Batman (1989)$1,472,182-22%1,080-204$1,363$243,137,41113Warner Bros.
9Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$1,012,366-23%1,067-94$949$72,922,99913Disney