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. 27 - Sun, Apr. 29

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pretty Woman$7,150,551-14%1,7103$4,182$60,614,6086Disney
2Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$6,914,351-29%2,3770$2,909$74,988,7565New Line
3The Guardian (1990)$5,565,620--1,684--$3,305$5,565,6201Universal
4Spaced Invaders$4,474,336--1,821--$2,457$4,474,3361Disney
5The Hunt for Red October$2,983,934-16%1,479-203$2,018$73,763,1409Paramount
6Driving Miss Daisy$1,630,821-21%1,063-233$1,534$70,575,14820Warner Bros.
7Crazy People$1,426,592-41%1,135-254$1,257$7,185,0473Paramount
8Ernest Goes to Jail$1,422,964-52%1,582-336$899$14,768,0484Disney
9The First Power$1,262,851-51%1,147-189$1,101$13,356,6154Orion