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, Mar. 17 - Sun, Mar. 19

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$25,642,252--3,365--$7,620$25,642,2521Warner Bros.
2Failure to Launch$15,604,785-36%3,11760$5,006$48,275,4042Paramount
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$13,377,457-18%3,5010$3,821$35,635,3472Disney
4She's the Man$10,730,579--2,623--$4,091$10,730,5791Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$8,008,616-49%2,6211$3,056$28,740,4352Fox Searchlight
616 Blocks$4,754,457-36%2,666-40$1,783$30,190,7523Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$4,085,262-26%2,603-367$1,569$73,044,8625Disney
8Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$2,933,833-49%1,403-409$2,091$60,030,8564Lionsgate
9The Pink Panther (2006)$2,463,650-32%1,852-450$1,330$78,574,1966Sony / Columbia
10Aquamarine$2,113,952-45%1,869-669$1,131$15,778,2753Fox