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, Mar. 17 - Sun, Mar. 19

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$28,138,892--2,848--$9,880$28,138,8921Universal
2Mission to Mars$11,385,709-50%3,0606$3,721$40,673,9172Disney
3Final Destination$10,015,822--2,587--$3,872$10,015,8221New Line
4My Dog Skip$5,268,241-13%2,3310$2,260$21,264,34310Warner Bros.
5The Ninth Gate$3,531,618-47%1,65771$2,131$12,696,4662Artisan
6The Whole Nine Yards$3,274,453-41%2,503-169$1,308$46,504,4825Warner Bros.
7American Beauty$3,159,322-14%1,661139$1,902$96,281,15527DreamWorks
8The Cider House Rules$2,477,000-29%1,73834$1,425$34,074,73015Miramax
9Snow Day$2,205,015-31%2,387-285$924$55,983,8366Paramount
10The Tigger Movie$1,771,666-28%1,701-392$1,042$41,593,6906Disney