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. 23 - Sun, Nov. 25

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone$20,987,76123%1,28482$16,346$38,069,7582Fox
2Three Men and a Little Lady$13,774,642--1,281--$10,753$19,100,6161Disney
3Dances with Wolves$9,491,6231580%1,0481034$9,057$10,654,9631Orion
4Predator 2$8,784,943--1,950--$4,505$8,784,9432Fox
5Rocky V$7,703,740-45%2,0530$3,752$21,776,9102MGM/UA
6The Rescuers Down Under$4,396,20826%1,2377$3,554$7,896,0272Disney
7Ghost$3,515,52717%1,528-185$2,301$126,835,10420Paramount
8Child's Play 2$3,220,630-36%1,946-71$1,655$18,941,6853Universal
9Jacob's Ladder$1,903,914-33%1,083-181$1,758$17,315,5744TriStar