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, Mar. 29 - Sun, Mar. 31

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II$13,049,622-35%2,8680$4,550$33,080,0952New Line
2The Silence of the Lambs$5,780,994-14%1,6168$3,577$55,153,8807Orion
3Dances with Wolves$5,406,36644%1,62183$3,335$106,743,04519Orion
4Career Opportunities$4,024,800--1,440--$2,795$4,024,8001Universal
5Sleeping with the Enemy$3,230,666-19%1,478-39$2,186$49,155,7308Fox
6Class Action$3,043,522-29%1,13224$2,689$11,525,1903Fox
7Home Alone$2,433,479-12%1,7625$1,381$175,066,18320Fox
8The Hard Way$2,061,150-31%1,510-119$1,365$15,378,6804Universal
9The Doors$1,500,750-34%1,035-151$1,450$22,209,1625TriStar
10The Perfect Weapon$1,390,545-38%1,082-147$1,285$7,561,0763Paramount