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, Jul. 26 - Sun, Jul. 28

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Time to Kill$14,823,159--2,123--$6,982$14,823,1591Warner Bros.
2Independence Day$13,800,263-35%2,9775$4,636$223,115,6984Fox
3Phenomenon$6,320,995-22%2,02812$3,117$43,584,6464Disney
4Courage Under Fire$5,730,594-29%1,880-121$3,048$26,256,1743Fox
5Kingpin$5,582,079--1,956--$2,854$5,582,0791MGM/UA
6Supercop$5,503,176--1,406--$3,914$5,503,1761Miramax / Dimension
7The Nutty Professor (1996)$5,333,650-30%2,177-62$2,450$68,009,7925Universal
8The Adventures of Pinocchio$3,832,551--1,779--$2,154$3,832,5511New Line
9Multiplicity$3,514,657-31%2,1340$1,647$8,589,9972Sony / Columbia
10Fled$3,108,024-43%2,1040$1,477$8,513,8792MGM