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. 20 - Sun, Sep. 22

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare$6,626,378-49%1,860-2$3,563$19,592,9032New Line
2Late for Dinner$3,607,545--1,013--$3,561$3,607,5451Columbia
3Terminator 2: Judgment Day$2,062,637-17%1,592-59$1,296$193,628,53112TriStar
4Doc Hollywood$1,783,274-20%1,617-29$1,103$34,526,1298Warner Bros.
5Hot Shots!$1,651,556-27%1,536-164$1,075$41,766,2748Fox
6Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$1,583,494-14%1,431-38$1,107$104,008,11015Warner Bros.
7City Slickers$1,178,111-11%1,1800$998$80,121,98816Columbia