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, Jun. 29 - Sun, Jul. 1

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Days of Thunder$15,490,445--2,307--$6,715$15,490,4451Paramount
2Dick Tracy$10,101,204-35%2,3320$4,332$48,191,9523Disney
3Robocop 2$6,375,336-55%1,7724$3,598$20,520,7472Orion
4Total Recall (1990)$6,000,640-28%1,961-170$3,060$91,549,1025TriStar
5Another 48 HRS.$5,408,542-29%2,063-238$2,622$23,769,1074Paramount
6Ghost Dad$4,803,480--1,213--$3,960$4,803,4801Universal
7Gremlins 2: The New Batch$4,587,698-35%2,137-18$2,147$21,367,6163Warner Bros.
8Betsy's Wedding$3,247,099-30%1,05810$3,069$7,909,5872Disney
9Pretty Woman$3,107,882-8%1,305-179$2,382$108,504,78615Disney
10Back to the Future Part III$2,922,014-24%1,546-192$1,890$68,924,7606Universal