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, Nov. 16 - Sun, Nov. 18

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone$17,081,997--1,202--$14,211$17,081,9971Fox
2Rocky V$14,073,170--2,053--$6,855$14,073,1701MGM/UA
3Child's Play 2$5,002,535-53%2,01721$2,480$15,721,0552Universal
4The Rescuers Down Under$3,499,819--1,230--$2,845$3,499,8191Disney
5Ghost$3,001,897-30%1,7130$1,752$123,319,57719Paramount
6Jacob's Ladder$2,825,040-44%1,2642$2,235$15,411,6603TriStar
7Sibling Rivalry$1,579,836-48%1,361-94$1,161$11,867,3734Columbia
8Quigley Down Under$1,340,457-37%1,051-29$1,275$12,335,1025MGM
9Memphis Belle$1,238,791-42%1,059-161$1,170$18,216,5976Warner Bros.