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, Aug. 2 - Sun, Aug. 4

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Time to Kill$13,262,934-11%2,253130$5,887$28,086,0932Warner Bros.
2Independence Day$10,996,139-20%2,788-189$3,944$241,875,7245Fox
3Matilda$8,208,609--1,975--$4,156$8,208,6091Sony / TriStar
4Chain Reaction$7,545,944--2,255--$3,346$7,545,9441Fox
5Phenomenon$5,084,153-20%2,139111$2,377$48,668,7995Disney
6Kingpin$4,502,369-19%1,97519$2,280$10,084,4482MGM/UA
7Courage Under Fire$4,455,042-22%1,816-64$2,453$30,711,2164Fox
8The Nutty Professor (1996)$4,170,760-22%2,075-102$2,010$72,180,5526Universal
9Supercop$2,522,396-54%1,46963$1,717$8,025,5722Miramax / Dimension
10The Adventures of Pinocchio$1,929,466-50%1,879100$1,027$5,762,0172New Line