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, Jan. 23 - Sun, Jan. 25

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$25,239,007-16%2,7714$9,108$274,599,1606Paramount
2Spice World$10,527,222--2,339--$4,501$10,527,2221Sony / Columbia
3Good Will Hunting$8,507,974-28%1,83112$4,647$25,479,6088Miramax
4As Good as It Gets$7,520,744-9%1,76310$4,266$76,625,6885Sony / TriStar
5Fallen$4,947,268-46%2,4480$2,021$4,947,2682Warner Bros.
6Wag the Dog$4,381,332-32%1,726-26$2,538$19,951,5865New Line
7Hard Rain$3,703,706-54%2,13225$1,737$11,712,7302Paramount
8Half Baked$3,100,230-60%1,7032$1,820$10,822,7702Universal
9Phantoms$3,065,951--1,859--$1,649$3,065,9511Miramax / Dimension
10Tomorrow Never Dies$2,743,754-57%1,905-522$1,440$60,531,1586MGM/UA