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. 22 - Sun, Nov. 24

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Addams Family$24,203,754--2,411--$10,039$24,203,7541Paramount
2Cape Fear$10,033,295-2%1,702778$5,895$20,294,3202Universal
3An American Tail: Fievel Goes West$3,435,625--1,680--$2,045$3,435,6251Universal
4Curly Sue$2,375,146-43%1,6340$1,454$21,832,7265Warner Bros.
5All I Want for Christmas$1,672,215-50%1,5070$1,110$8,654,1103Paramount
6The People Under the Stairs$1,629,605-46%1,552-286$1,050$14,569,4234Universal
7Little Man Tate$1,456,093-32%1,008-4$1,445$15,335,3187Orion
8Billy Bathgate$987,830-48%1,005-172$983$10,671,1524Disney