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, Dec. 19 - Sun, Dec. 21

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$28,638,203--2,674--$10,710$28,638,2031Paramount
2Tomorrow Never Dies$25,143,007--2,807--$8,957$25,143,0071MGM/UA
3Scream 2$13,921,565-58%2,638-25$5,277$46,847,9072Miramax / Dimension
4MouseHunt$6,062,295--2,152--$2,817$6,062,2951DreamWorks
5Flubber$4,277,276-37%2,612-67$1,638$58,241,9204Disney
6Home Alone 3$3,470,352-32%2,261114$1,535$8,555,8342Fox
7For Richer or Poorer$3,360,870-44%1,92622$1,745$9,376,8402Universal
8Anastasia$1,664,967-45%1,873-377$889$35,853,5655Fox
9The Rainmaker (1997)$1,415,492-57%1,492-877$949$31,643,6885Paramount
10Alien Resurrection$1,293,424-60%1,588-738$814$37,001,8794Fox