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. 14 - Sun, Oct. 16

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pulp Fiction$9,311,882--1,338--$6,960$9,311,8821Miramax
2The Specialist$8,972,766-37%2,5220$3,558$23,290,5312Warner Bros.
3Wes Craven's New Nightmare$6,667,118--1,850--$3,604$6,667,1181New Line
4The River Wild$5,231,790-26%2,15337$2,430$22,556,0353Universal
5Little Giants$4,778,029--2,022--$2,363$4,778,0291Warner Bros.
6Only You$4,114,777-28%1,6000$2,572$9,826,5152TriStar
7Forrest Gump$3,272,015-17%2,070-254$1,581$178,742,74515Paramount
8Exit to Eden$3,012,695--1,670--$1,804$3,012,6951Savoy
9Timecop$1,770,990-45%1,482-745$1,195$30,687,6105Universal