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, Dec. 23 - Sun, Dec. 25

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sudden Impact$5,957,766-17%1,60225$3,719$22,790,2803Warner Bros.
2Terms of Endearment$4,290,25424%1,02782$4,177$18,611,4296Paramount
3Scarface (1983)$3,542,1122%1,004-4$3,528$11,627,3283Universal
4Two of a Kind$2,648,162-21%1,27834$2,072$5,993,1042Fox
5Uncommon Valor$2,609,423-17%1,06677$2,448$5,753,7902Paramount
6The Rescuers (1983 re-issue)$2,503,90919%1,040178$2,408$4,615,4912Disney
7Christine$1,851,909-10%1,10160$1,682$7,319,3303Columbia
8Return of the Jedi$1,213,489543%1,031925$1,177$172,709,81731Fox