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. 27 - Sun, Mar. 1

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$19,631,803-7%3,03529$6,468$426,978,97111Paramount
2The Wedding Singer$8,719,890-29%2,826-11$3,086$24,000,9073New Line
3Good Will Hunting$6,636,8613%2,20318$3,013$63,103,54513Miramax
4Dark City$5,576,953--1,754--$3,180$5,576,9531New Line
5As Good as It Gets$4,057,720-12%1,831-6$2,216$112,849,21810Sony / TriStar
6Sphere$3,809,123-50%2,238-576$1,702$13,646,0533Warner Bros.
7Krippendorf's Tribe$3,316,377--1,529--$2,169$3,316,3771Disney
8Senseless$2,786,952-48%1,8507$1,506$8,124,6032Miramax / Dimension
9The Borrowers$2,771,184-31%1,60613$1,726$12,857,5673PolyGram
10Kissing a Fool$2,308,145--1,742--$1,325$2,308,1451Universal