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, Sep. 24 - Sun, Sep. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Forgotten$21,023,166--3,104--$6,773$21,023,1661Sony / Columbia
2Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$6,656,880-57%3,1700$2,100$25,516,1892Paramount
3Mr. 3000$5,094,828-41%2,7360$1,862$15,418,8812Disney
4Resident Evil: Apocalypse$4,034,215-53%2,836-448$1,423$43,461,0193Sony / Screen Gems
5First Daughter$4,001,439--2,260--$1,771$4,001,4391Fox
6Cellular$3,660,608-46%2,76314$1,325$25,079,4803New Line
7Wimbledon$3,322,435-53%2,0395$1,629$12,118,8822Universal
8Without a Paddle$2,354,399-35%2,319-291$1,015$53,483,8666Paramount
9Hero (2002)$2,244,628-21%1,713-213$1,310$49,239,8865Miramax
10Napoleon Dynamite$1,808,662-21%1,0240$1,766$35,718,59616Fox Searchlight