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, May. 25 - Sun, May. 27

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Back to the Future Part III$19,087,635--2,019--$9,454$19,087,6351Universal
2Bird on a Wire$12,795,185-17%1,9495$6,565$28,133,3452Universal
3Pretty Woman$8,189,42331%1,803-8$4,542$89,462,31810Disney
4Cadillac Man$6,469,986-4%1,84418$3,509$13,182,0652Orion
5Fire Birds$6,358,761--2,006--$3,170$6,358,7611Disney
6Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$2,986,188-9%1,970-56$1,516$90,251,8739New Line
7The Hunt for Red October$2,127,88821%1,061-180$2,006$82,261,11013Paramount
8Tales From the Darkside: The Movie$1,638,290-15%1,025-510$1,598$11,541,9214Paramount