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, May. 5 - Sun, May. 7

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gladiator (2000)$34,818,920--2,938--$11,851$34,818,9201DreamWorks
2U-571$7,766,591-36%2,70185$2,875$49,591,8843Universal
3The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$6,634,850-37%3,05111$2,175$18,642,5522Universal
4Frequency$6,513,499-28%2,63110$2,476$15,539,0832New Line
5Where the Heart Is$5,113,106-38%2,4392$2,096$13,406,0452Fox
6Love & Basketball$3,135,694-39%1,192-53$2,631$19,737,8413New Line
7Keeping the Faith$2,780,907-38%2,014-157$1,381$29,476,4604Disney
8Rules of Engagement$2,445,265-47%2,261-766$1,081$54,085,2375Paramount
9I Dreamed of Africa$2,411,445--2,112--$1,142$2,411,4451Sony / Columbia
1028 Days$2,354,619-41%2,413-110$976$32,044,9664Sony / Columbia