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, Sep. 7 - Sun, Sep. 9

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost$6,510,023-19%1,7660$3,686$80,269,3779Paramount
2Darkman$4,027,320-36%1,782-51$2,260$12,082,1803Universal
3Presumed Innocent$3,464,921-41%1,41055$2,457$49,862,6307Warner Bros.
4Flatliners$3,201,954-39%1,4834$2,159$30,532,7515Columbia
5Men at Work$1,832,599-40%1,034-1$1,772$8,095,1543Triumph
6Taking Care of Business$1,646,095-42%1,101-75$1,495$11,147,5544Disney
7My Blue Heaven$1,597,075-50%1,190-312$1,342$14,761,5574Warner Bros.
8Young Guns II$1,510,829-37%1,34928$1,120$21,578,0206Fox
9Air America$1,419,540-37%1,203-76$1,180$19,016,6655TriStar
10The Exorcist III$1,400,513-49%1,106-191$1,266$17,124,2214Fox