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. 21 - Sun, Aug. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Unforgiven$7,740,395-32%2,0870$3,709$46,131,5813Warner Bros.
2Single White Female$6,415,422-37%1,7440$3,679$16,627,8232Columbia
3Rapid Fire$4,815,850--1,828--$2,634$4,815,8501Fox
4Death Becomes Her$3,806,650-36%1,866112$2,040$29,634,4704Universal
5Christopher Columbus: The Discovery$3,101,563--1,506--$2,059$3,101,5631Warner Bros.
6A League of Their Own$2,710,066-29%1,715-173$1,580$63,401,1278Sony / Columbia
73 Ninjas$2,568,339-45%1,910-44$1,345$13,087,5023Disney
8Raising Cain$1,855,895-46%1,515-183$1,225$11,472,7153Universal
9Sister Act$1,704,225-30%1,172-190$1,454$80,863,53613Disney
10Stay Tuned$1,676,375-53%1,600-5$1,048$5,208,9152Warner Bros.