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, Aug. 30 - Sun, Sep. 1

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Child's Play 3$5,718,940--2,126--$2,690$5,718,9401Universal
2Terminator 2: Judgment Day$5,401,29332%1,888-188$2,861$183,125,2939TriStar
3Hot Shots!$5,283,76113%1,921-77$2,751$35,149,1305Fox
4Doc Hollywood$4,915,49316%1,679-15$2,928$27,838,9595Warner Bros.
5Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$3,158,52553%1,575210$2,005$98,477,10412Warner Bros.
6Double Impact$2,426,567-10%1,566-150$1,550$17,206,3904Columbia
7City Slickers$1,980,73239%1,020-40$1,942$76,142,66213Columbia
8Pure Luck$1,828,760-9%1,396-161$1,310$12,135,1554Universal
9101 Dalmatians (Re-issue) (1991)$1,572,15019%1,437-121$1,094$34,257,7038Disney
10Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man$1,463,603-33%1,1960$1,224$3,664,1522MGM