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, Jun. 21 - Sun, Jun. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eraser$24,566,446--2,410--$10,194$24,566,4461Warner Bros.
2The Hunchback of Notre Dame$21,037,414--2,778--$7,573$21,037,4141Disney
3The Rock$14,400,268-22%2,42611$5,936$80,706,9583Disney
4The Cable Guy$10,321,060-48%2,6570$3,884$40,643,4202Sony / Columbia
5Twister (1996)$6,573,065-15%2,532-276$2,596$129,790,6657Warner Bros.
6Mission: Impossible$6,443,494-25%2,411-452$2,673$156,238,2795Paramount
7Dragonheart$2,940,255-35%2,007-186$1,465$30,154,0204Universal
8Eddie$2,128,133-37%1,505-454$1,414$19,109,7804Disney
9The Phantom$1,584,773-49%1,964-199$807$9,734,4763Paramount