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. 9 - Sun, Dec. 11

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$65,555,903--3,616--$18,129$65,555,9031Disney
2Syriana$11,738,3312153%1,7521743$6,700$13,238,6261Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$10,266,517-48%3,728-130$2,754$244,073,8384Warner Bros.
4Walk the Line$5,738,217-40%3,034-126$1,891$76,990,9264Fox
5Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$5,050,790-39%3,2100$1,573$40,817,3343Paramount
6Aeon Flux$4,561,719-64%2,6080$1,749$20,217,5992Paramount
7Just Friends$3,808,637-32%2,464-41$1,546$26,383,4033New Line
8Pride & Prejudice (2005)$2,579,523-41%1,3358$1,932$26,488,2065Focus
9Chicken Little$2,307,625-48%2,326-695$992$127,280,7146Disney
10Rent$2,003,683-55%1,971-466$1,017$26,916,9533Sony / Columbia