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, Jul. 25 - Sun, Jul. 27

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Air Force One$37,131,801--2,919--$12,721$37,131,8011Sony / Columbia
2George of the Jungle$13,196,237-20%2,55448$5,167$29,737,0282Disney
3Men in Black$12,350,280-35%3,18078$3,884$194,035,5364Sony / Columbia
4Contact$9,704,949-40%2,314120$4,194$46,404,4903Warner Bros.
5Good Burger$7,058,333--1,887--$3,741$7,058,3331Paramount
6Nothing to Lose$6,917,279-40%1,88826$3,664$18,535,0462Disney
7Face/Off$5,603,028-37%2,509-342$2,233$66,301,8445Paramount
8My Best Friend's Wedding$4,512,085-31%2,146-230$2,103$66,869,0786Sony / TriStar
9Hercules (1997)$3,151,320-39%1,957-584$1,610$51,432,2855Disney
10Operation Condor$1,693,999-64%1,5320$1,106$6,425,7502Miramax / Dimension