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. 6 - Sun, Sep. 8

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Terminator 2: Judgment Day$3,106,840-42%1,800-88$1,726$187,256,04710TriStar
2Child's Play 3$3,003,305-47%2,1304$1,410$8,722,2452Universal
3Hot Shots!$2,716,490-49%1,891-30$1,437$37,865,6206Fox
4Doc Hollywood$2,684,494-45%1,664-15$1,613$30,523,4536Warner Bros.
5Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$2,104,058-33%1,506-69$1,397$100,581,16213Warner Bros.
6Double Impact$1,552,532-36%1,430-136$1,086$18,758,9225Columbia
7City Slickers$1,477,541-25%1,215195$1,216$77,620,20314Columbia
8Pure Luck$1,138,015-38%1,138-258$1,000$13,273,1705Universal