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, Dec. 28 - Sun, Dec. 30

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$38,694,294-18%3,3590$11,520$155,858,7212New Line
2Ocean's Eleven$26,168,77478%3,0750$8,510$136,994,3384Warner Bros.
3Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$15,034,6919%3,15112$4,771$42,204,4972Paramount
4Ali$14,710,746--2,446--$6,014$34,736,9401Sony / Columbia
5Vanilla Sky$11,515,135-5%2,7440$4,196$66,472,1743Paramount
6Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$10,978,76055%3,186-125$3,446$285,777,5707Warner Bros.
7Kate & Leopold$9,725,408--2,459--$3,955$12,287,4101Miramax
8The Majestic$8,787,65319%2,3610$3,722$16,153,8602Warner Bros.
9Joe Somebody$7,926,18147%2,5159$3,152$15,985,9682Fox
10How High$7,130,385-27%1,2715$5,610$19,677,8112Universal