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. 1 - Sun, Mar. 3

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$20,212,543--3,143--$6,431$20,212,5431Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$12,229,529--2,225--$5,496$12,229,5291Miramax
3John Q.$8,512,403-32%2,456-49$3,466$51,655,0693New Line
4Return to Never Land$6,854,685-24%2,618-8$2,618$35,683,8263Disney
5Dragonfly$6,618,201-35%2,5070$2,640$19,217,8442Universal
6Queen of the Damned$5,911,365-60%2,5110$2,354$23,917,6362Warner Bros.
7Big Fat Liar$4,956,300-22%2,232-205$2,221$39,031,9184Universal
8Crossroads (2002)$4,054,557-42%2,301-80$1,762$31,204,7853Paramount
9The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$2,466,535-23%1,228-125$2,009$48,043,5436Disney
10Snow Dogs$2,305,493-31%1,802-392$1,279$75,523,2567Disney