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. 1 - Sun, Nov. 3

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The People Under the Stairs$5,522,250--1,850--$2,985$5,522,2501Universal
2Curly Sue$5,321,7277%1,6340$3,257$10,296,6852Warner Bros.
3House Party 2$3,666,714-39%1,18520$3,094$9,693,8192New Line
4Other People's Money$3,099,225-25%1,2460$2,487$12,240,5603Warner Bros.
5Frankie and Johnny (1991)$1,953,343-21%1,1500$1,699$12,731,9094Paramount
6The Fisher King$1,786,480-29%1,304-209$1,370$26,151,1017TriStar
7Deceived$1,127,053-36%1,013-162$1,113$18,698,1526Disney
8Ernest Scared Stupid$955,316-42%1,476-270$647$10,110,0254Disney