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. 15 - Sun, Dec. 17

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Christmas Vacation$7,233,119-22%1,950206$3,709$28,282,7723Warner Bros.
2The War of the Roses$6,975,488-26%1,395136$5,000$16,464,2822Fox
3Back to the Future Part II$4,408,951-37%2,02337$2,179$75,535,5824Universal
4The Little Mermaid$2,522,362-9%1,249250$2,020$23,733,5315Disney
5The Wizard$2,142,525--1,155--$1,855$2,142,5251Universal
6Family Business$2,130,024--1,201--$1,774$2,130,0241TriStar
7Steel Magnolias$2,094,664-31%1,10270$1,901$22,452,3085TriStar
8We're No Angels$2,047,630--1,239--$1,653$2,047,6301Paramount
9Harlem Nights$1,724,761-41%1,324-856$1,303$37,078,8715Paramount
10She-Devil$1,644,289-53%1,42320$1,156$5,153,9362Orion