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. 17 - Sun, Sep. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Striking Distance$8,705,808--1,889--$4,609$8,705,8081Columbia
2The Fugitive (1993)$7,141,890-14%2,332-42$3,063$97,439,5467Warner Bros.
3Undercover Blues$2,913,897-33%1,5960$1,826$7,293,3852MGM
4True Romance$2,630,183-35%1,2540$2,097$6,653,6032Warner Bros.
5The Man Without a Face$2,320,320-21%1,33242$1,742$14,743,0264Warner Bros.
6Jurassic Park$2,069,896-2%1,225-70$1,690$322,105,41015Universal
7Sleepless in Seattle$1,428,228-10%1,164-55$1,227$62,635,72813TriStar
8The Real McCoy$1,379,430-49%1,6722$825$4,084,8552Universal
9Hard Target$1,270,945-35%1,246-445$1,020$22,755,6605Universal
10The Secret Garden$1,158,249-20%1,135-59$1,020$18,516,7656Warner Bros.