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, Mar. 25 - Sun, Mar. 27

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1D2: The Mighty Ducks$10,356,748--2,182--$4,746$10,356,7481Disney
2The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult$8,011,646-39%2,38322$3,362$21,228,1772Paramount
3The Paper$7,005,6403892%1,0921087$6,415$7,181,1472Universal
4Schindler's List$5,697,67131%1,378132$4,135$68,352,75615Universal
5Guarding Tess$3,163,440-37%1,6141$1,960$15,245,0833TriStar
6Monkey Trouble$2,460,356-46%1,4131$1,741$6,983,9532New Line
7Lightning Jack$1,928,975-40%1,565-168$1,233$10,532,3823Savoy
8Mrs. Doubtfire$1,891,1878%1,153-91$1,640$142,524,32818Fox
9Ace Ventura: Pet Detective$1,627,390-39%1,507-240$1,080$52,044,0828Warner Bros.
10On Deadly Ground$847,220-44%1,024-400$827$15,890,4556Warner Bros.