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, Oct. 7 - Sun, Oct. 9

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Specialist$14,317,765--2,522--$5,677$14,317,7651Warner Bros.
2The River Wild$7,109,795-30%2,11642$3,360$17,324,2452Universal
3Only You$5,711,738--1,600--$3,570$5,711,7381TriStar
4Forrest Gump$3,950,473-10%2,324-36$1,700$175,470,73014Paramount
5Timecop$3,229,150-41%2,227-47$1,450$28,916,6204Universal
6Terminal Velocity$1,575,776-52%1,681-116$937$10,379,4643Disney
7Clear and Present Danger$1,151,879-42%1,145-345$1,006$70,880,63210Paramount
8The Little Rascals$1,017,645--1,060--$960$32,331,0759Universal
9The Scout$567,662-61%1,583-2$359$2,026,4992Fox