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, Oct. 15 - Sun, Oct. 17

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fight Club$11,035,485--1,963--$5,622$11,035,4851Fox
2Double Jeopardy$10,231,222-24%2,93623$3,485$80,122,6614Paramount
3The Story of Us$9,673,080--2,164--$4,470$9,673,0801Universal
4Three Kings$7,276,940-39%2,9420$2,473$35,128,8713Warner Bros.
5American Beauty$6,608,144-30%1,350124$4,895$40,993,7365DreamWorks
6Random Hearts$5,651,420-57%2,6970$2,095$22,377,6012Sony / Columbia
7Superstar$5,616,615-37%2,01673$2,786$16,204,4272Paramount
8The Sixth Sense$5,160,171-16%2,682-102$1,924$248,756,47211Disney
9Blue Streak$3,825,556-33%2,353-338$1,626$49,307,9745Sony / Columbia
10Drive Me Crazy$2,289,847-42%2,088-145$1,097$13,116,1413Fox