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, Apr. 12 - Sun, Apr. 14

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Primal Fear$8,108,561-18%1,9830$4,089$17,979,7832Paramount
2James and the Giant Peach$7,539,098--2,262--$3,333$7,539,0981Disney
3The Birdcage$6,772,210-27%2,28549$2,964$73,702,6056MGM/UA
4Fear$6,312,240--1,584--$3,985$6,312,2401Universal
5A Thin Line Between Love and Hate$5,797,633-38%1,1310$5,126$15,108,0472New Line
6Sgt. Bilko$3,907,690-36%2,32617$1,680$18,102,0003Universal
7Executive Decision$3,072,312-36%2,082-203$1,476$36,671,2415Warner Bros.
8Oliver & Company (1996 re-issue)$2,511,597-32%1,887-302$1,331$10,709,1123Buena Vista
9Up Close and Personal$1,565,385-23%1,431-198$1,094$34,861,8047Disney
10A Family Thing$1,300,013-35%1,1340$1,146$6,329,4033MGM/UA