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, Dec. 24 - Sun, Dec. 26

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$46,121,906--3,518--$13,110$70,518,6111Universal
2Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$12,610,634-58%3,6233$3,481$59,411,0222Paramount
3Fat Albert$10,022,027--2,674--$3,748$10,022,0271Fox
4The Aviator (2004)$8,631,367906%1,7961756$4,806$9,987,8221Miramax
5Ocean's Twelve$8,401,505-54%3,2900$2,554$86,603,1353Warner Bros.
6The Polar Express$6,528,008-22%2,618-250$2,494$140,244,7927Warner Bros.
7Darkness$6,163,306--1,700--$3,625$6,163,3061Miramax / Dimension
8Spanglish$4,643,149-47%2,4413$1,902$18,184,5262Sony / Columbia
9The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$4,546,5454504%1,1051103$4,115$4,954,3943Disney
10National Treasure$3,964,973-34%2,201-571$1,801$141,066,1456Disney