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. 14 - Sun, Sep. 16

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Postcards from the Edge$7,871,856--1,013--$7,771$7,871,8561Columbia
2Ghost$5,860,523-10%1,7660$3,319$86,129,90010Paramount
3Death Warrant$5,019,902--1,089--$4,610$5,019,9021MGM
4Presumed Innocent$2,718,151-22%1,4100$1,928$52,580,7818Warner Bros.
5Flatliners$2,645,085-17%1,4830$1,784$33,177,8366Columbia
6Darkman$2,410,260-40%1,668-114$1,445$14,492,4404Universal
7Men at Work$1,357,758-26%1,0351$1,312$9,452,9124Triumph
8Young Guns II$1,156,598-23%1,192-157$970$22,734,6187Fox