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. 17 - Sun, Nov. 19

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1GoldenEye$26,205,007--2,667--$9,826$26,205,0071MGM/UA
2Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls$19,510,643-48%2,6520$7,357$57,314,7192Warner Bros.
3The American President$10,014,558--1,508--$6,641$10,014,5581Sony / Columbia
4It Takes Two$5,564,147--1,581--$3,519$5,564,1471Warner Bros.
5Get Shorty$4,334,185-43%2,1030$2,061$44,536,2135MGM
6Copycat$3,007,024-37%1,643-18$1,830$18,573,7924Warner Bros.
7Powder$2,412,073-42%1,591-30$1,516$20,164,7644Disney
8Home for the Holidays$1,961,239-41%1,0000$1,961$9,314,3603Paramount
9Seven$1,641,769-34%1,463-355$1,122$64,407,4039New Line
10Now and Then$1,510,371-44%1,662-51$909$19,934,4865New Line