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, Nov. 12 - Sun, Nov. 14

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$50,250,676-29%3,9330$12,777$143,254,9052Disney
2The Polar Express$23,324,698--3,650--$6,390$30,630,4181Warner Bros.
3After the Sunset$11,100,392--2,819--$3,938$11,100,3921New Line
4Seed of Chucky$8,774,520--2,061--$4,257$8,774,5201Rogue
5Ray$8,410,892-38%2,47411$3,400$52,521,6893Universal
6The Grudge$7,011,571-45%2,816-520$2,490$99,249,8364Sony / Columbia
7Saw$6,437,256-42%2,4670$2,609$45,753,2483Lionsgate
8Shall We Dance (2004)$4,024,327-29%2,065-477$1,949$48,681,5075Miramax
9Alfie$2,737,910-56%2,2150$1,236$11,100,5382Paramount
10Shark Tale$2,098,333-54%1,622-1195$1,294$157,530,3897DreamWorks