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. 21 - Sun, May. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$108,038,242--4,163--$25,952$128,983,4671DreamWorks
2Troy$23,924,069-49%3,4110$7,014$85,959,9132Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$10,561,245-49%3,418-162$3,090$100,526,4223Universal
4Mean Girls$6,907,525-32%3,05439$2,262$64,710,8784Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$3,680,508-28%2,104-546$1,749$69,462,8255Fox
6Breakin' All the Rules$2,845,696-44%1,3180$2,159$9,054,9202Sony / Screen Gems
713 Going on 30$2,511,918-39%2,028-628$1,239$52,078,4025Sony / Columbia
8New York Minute$1,302,004-66%2,360-646$552$12,622,3953Warner Bros.
9Laws of Attraction$924,734-54%1,010-993$916$16,863,3904New Line