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, Feb. 26 - Sun, Feb. 28

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Falling Down$8,724,452--1,220--$7,151$8,724,4521Warner Bros.
2Groundhog Day$7,607,157-18%1,7427$4,367$36,372,2283Columbia
3Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey$5,949,729-10%1,7987$3,309$20,716,1174Buena Vista
4Sommersby$4,142,931-30%1,7620$2,351$28,109,9014Warner Bros.
5Aladdin$3,879,296-13%2,259522$1,717$119,195,42914Disney
6Untamed Heart$2,617,683-5%1,1230$2,331$9,504,4313MGM
7Scent of a Woman$2,490,168-15%1,24840$1,995$45,013,92410Universal
8Army of Darkness$2,274,285-49%1,3914$1,635$6,698,8202Universal
9A Few Good Men$1,922,482-17%1,278-46$1,504$129,469,89912Columbia
10Loaded Weapon 1$1,811,928-39%1,636-347$1,108$20,100,6304New Line