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. 14 - Sun, Feb. 16

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Special Edition$17,539,418-28%2,1040$8,336$77,723,1703Fox
2Absolute Power$14,678,130--2,568--$5,716$14,678,1301Sony / Columbia
3Dante's Peak$11,957,895-35%2,72770$4,385$30,437,3302Universal
4Vegas Vacation$11,304,760--2,054--$5,504$11,304,7601Warner Bros.
5Fools Rush In$9,714,940--1,674--$5,803$9,714,9401Sony / Columbia
6That Darn Cat (1997)$6,424,617--1,891--$3,397$6,424,6171Disney
7Jerry Maguire$4,590,22028%1,730-234$2,653$127,094,31810Sony / TriStar
8The English Patient$4,585,551105%1,11573$4,113$33,834,15014Miramax
9Scream$3,261,988-8%1,431-319$2,280$55,600,3629Miramax / Dimension
10The Beautician and the Beast$3,184,165-22%1,8010$1,768$7,264,3872Paramount