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, Jun. 4 - Sun, Jun. 6

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$93,687,680--3,855--$24,303$93,687,6801Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$37,930,617-47%4,131-92$9,182$314,525,9423DreamWorks
3The Day After Tomorrow$27,868,860-59%3,44419$8,092$128,479,4322Fox
4Raising Helen$6,550,755-54%2,7214$2,407$24,065,5782Disney
5Troy$5,978,508-50%2,750-661$2,174$119,291,9024Warner Bros.
6Mean Girls$2,925,583-55%1,817-801$1,610$78,161,3146Paramount
7Soul Plane$2,754,105-61%1,5660$1,759$10,986,0942MGM
8Van Helsing$2,439,564-64%2,059-832$1,185$114,599,7925Universal