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. 4 - Sun, Sep. 6

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Honeymoon in Vegas$7,400,3351%1,749112$4,231$14,718,4922Columbia
2Single White Female$5,137,32511%1,7440$2,946$26,373,5504Columbia
3Unforgiven$4,983,162-12%2,058-20$2,421$62,273,8275Warner Bros.
4Pet Sematary II$3,851,969-20%1,8520$2,080$8,677,0692Paramount
5Death Becomes Her$3,194,13519%1,841-5$1,735$35,514,5506Universal
6A League of Their Own$2,671,25030%1,564-11$1,708$68,134,71210Sony / Columbia
7Sister Act$2,485,73068%1,395264$1,782$84,828,47815Disney
83 Ninjas$1,878,44412%1,652-82$1,137$16,644,9715Disney
9Rapid Fire$1,871,215-20%1,456-373$1,285$9,017,4733Fox