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, Jul. 21 - Sun, Jul. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$35,215,222-44%4,1330$8,520$321,899,1543Disney
2Monster House$22,216,830--3,553--$6,253$22,216,8301Sony / Columbia
3Lady in the Water$18,043,082--3,235--$5,577$18,043,0821Warner Bros.
4You, Me and Dupree$12,768,102-41%3,1376$4,070$45,301,6932Universal
5Little Man$11,024,565-49%2,5374$4,346$40,635,6052Sony / Columbia
6Clerks II$10,061,585--2,150--$4,680$10,061,5851MGM / Weinstein
7My Super Ex-Girlfriend$8,604,169--2,702--$3,184$8,604,1691Fox
8Superman Returns$7,375,527-40%2,826-939$2,610$178,347,5804Warner Bros.
9The Devil Wears Prada$7,362,547-29%2,248-562$3,275$97,508,6144Fox
10Cars$4,946,915-37%2,410-593$2,053$229,481,2497Disney