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. 28 - Sun, Jun. 30

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear$20,817,139--2,378--$8,754$20,817,1391Paramount
2Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$13,054,762-29%2,3690$5,511$56,970,0293Warner Bros.
3City Slickers$8,937,449-17%2,10843$4,240$43,998,7064Columbia
4The Rocketeer$7,209,752-25%1,903287$3,789$16,810,5062Disney
5Dying Young$4,685,751-52%1,5520$3,019$14,411,6362Fox
6Backdraft$3,630,565-20%1,829-121$1,985$44,617,4276Universal
7Thelma and Louise$2,220,944-15%1,081-85$2,055$20,619,7056MGM
8Soapdish$2,022,494-26%1,229-46$1,646$19,107,8295Paramount
9What About Bob?$1,895,621-35%1,471-236$1,289$39,931,9967Disney
10Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead$1,713,381-39%1,442-257$1,188$12,144,7494Warner Bros.