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, Sep. 3 - Sun, Sep. 5

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$22,897,69114%2,77512$8,251$169,230,5135Disney
2Runaway Bride$8,610,28726%3,10515$2,773$135,337,8046Paramount
3The 13th Warrior$6,601,306-36%2,3137$2,854$20,388,3012Disney
4Bowfinger$5,824,024-12%2,702-30$2,155$54,302,7574Universal
5Chill Factor$5,810,531--2,558--$2,272$5,810,5311Warner Bros.
6Mickey Blue Eyes$5,513,8132%2,230-343$2,473$27,368,3683Warner Bros.
7The Thomas Crown Affair$4,697,6612%1,977-118$2,376$55,947,4055MGM
8The Muse$3,452,346-12%1,262-1$2,736$8,341,1142October
9Outside Providence$3,370,662--1,050--$3,210$3,937,9441Miramax
10The Blair Witch Project$3,350,886-21%2,297-55$1,459$86,381,4416Artisan