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, Sep. 8 - Sun, Sep. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Covenant$8,852,161--2,681--$3,302$8,852,1611Sony / Screen Gems
2Hollywoodland$5,926,177--1,548--$3,828$5,926,1771Focus
3Invincible (2006)$5,629,494-54%2,98766$1,885$45,498,3533Disney
4The Protector (2006)$5,033,377--1,541--$3,266$5,033,3771The Weinstein Company
5Crank$4,904,042-53%2,5150$1,950$19,963,4912Lionsgate
6The Illusionist (2006)$4,514,234-27%1,362391$3,314$17,969,9524Yari Film Group
7Little Miss Sunshine$4,272,086-44%1,560-42$2,739$41,498,8287Fox Searchlight
8The Wicker Man (2006)$4,062,208-58%2,7840$1,459$17,435,1712Warner Bros.
9Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$3,011,903-51%2,617-384$1,151$142,190,1746Sony / Columbia
10Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$2,715,031-44%2,506-401$1,083$67,012,0186Paramount