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, Jan. 26 - Sun, Jan. 28

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Born on the Fourth of July$4,640,940-25%1,311-3$3,540$30,585,2824Universal
2Tango & Cash$3,569,812-17%1,57527$2,267$36,119,5276Warner Bros.
3The War of the Roses$3,234,491-24%1,523-9$2,124$52,643,5938Fox
4Tremors$3,053,395-18%1,4775$2,067$6,784,9152Universal
5Always$2,405,970-30%1,2069$1,995$25,494,4206Universal
6Steel Magnolias$2,376,950-19%1,3707$1,735$44,862,05911TriStar
7The Little Mermaid$2,174,414-23%1,530-3$1,421$49,723,21611Disney
8Back to the Future Part II$1,774,135-25%1,473-54$1,204$109,854,66810Universal
9Look Who's Talking$1,614,060-16%1,28125$1,260$98,724,64216TriStar