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, Apr. 20 - Sun, Apr. 22

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$9,797,376-30%2,3770$4,122$68,074,4054New Line
2Pretty Woman$8,323,687-18%1,7070$4,876$53,464,0575Disney
3The Hunt for Red October$3,551,837-17%1,682-20$2,112$70,779,2068Paramount
4Ernest Goes to Jail$2,951,802-31%1,918-38$1,539$13,345,0843Disney
5The First Power$2,597,036-32%1,3360$1,944$12,093,7643Orion
6Crazy People$2,400,655-29%1,3890$1,728$5,758,4552Paramount
7Driving Miss Daisy$2,075,163-8%1,296-91$1,601$68,944,32719Warner Bros.
8I Love You to Death$1,972,865-26%1,093-2$1,805$8,642,8803TriStar