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. 8 - Sun, Sep. 10

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar$9,019,180--1,294--$6,970$9,019,1801Universal
2Dangerous Minds$4,024,827-37%1,5984$2,519$36,877,5955Disney
3Mortal Kombat$3,787,048-42%2,481-149$1,526$37,380,8604New Line
4The Prophecy$2,825,624-54%1,6630$1,699$2,825,6242Miramax / Dimension
5Desperado$2,636,255-56%1,921-106$1,372$16,572,9993Sony / Columbia
6The Tie That Binds$2,625,339--1,783--$1,472$2,625,3391Disney
7A Walk in the Clouds$2,484,147-55%1,680-75$1,479$30,503,0865Fox
8National Lampoon's Senior Trip$2,184,901--1,397--$1,564$2,184,9011New Line
9Babe$2,127,840-53%1,716-59$1,240$30,991,0756Universal
10Apollo 13$1,503,802-51%1,126-204$1,336$163,933,51311Universal