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, Jul. 4 - Sun, Jul. 6

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$44,041,786--3,504--$12,569$72,388,9691Warner Bros.
2Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$22,221,664--3,350--$6,633$38,508,0231MGM
3Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$14,009,283-63%3,48526$4,020$67,069,4622Sony / Columbia
4Finding Nemo$11,057,912-21%2,902-431$3,810$274,938,1466Disney
5Hulk$8,226,138-56%3,291-383$2,500$117,014,1553Universal
6Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$6,875,259--3,086--$2,228$10,058,7301DreamWorks
728 Days Later$6,007,732-40%1,407147$4,270$20,557,4502Fox Searchlight
8The Italian Job$4,172,848-24%1,584-437$2,634$83,877,2706Paramount
9Bruce Almighty$4,012,358-35%1,929-722$2,080$228,652,6827Universal
102 Fast 2 Furious$2,641,543-58%1,779-1038$1,485$119,436,8055Universal