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, Feb. 21 - Sun, Feb. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Daredevil$18,092,486-55%3,4743$5,208$69,473,5852Fox
2Old School$17,454,952--2,689--$6,491$17,454,9521DreamWorks
3How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$11,589,761-38%2,9230$3,965$64,619,6983Paramount
4The Jungle Book 2$8,709,838-24%2,8157$3,094$25,170,3252Disney
5Chicago$8,241,306-35%2,35587$3,499$94,086,5359Miramax
6The Life of David Gale$7,116,544--2,002--$3,555$7,116,5441Universal
7Shanghai Knights$6,508,453-41%2,526-229$2,577$44,508,0183Disney
8Gods and Generals$4,675,427--1,533--$3,050$4,675,4271Warner Bros.
9Dark Blue$3,880,965--2,176--$1,784$3,880,9651MGM / United Artists
10The Recruit$3,414,569-53%1,678-658$2,035$44,328,5574Disney