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, Oct. 20 - Sun, Oct. 22

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Prestige$14,802,134--2,281--$6,489$14,802,1341Disney
2The Departed$13,462,384-29%3,005-12$4,480$76,936,1273Warner Bros.
3Flags of Our Fathers$10,245,053--1,876--$5,461$10,245,0531Paramount / DreamWorks
4Open Season (2006)$8,163,075-27%3,379-308$2,416$69,765,4344Sony / Columbia
5Flicka$7,703,788--2,877--$2,678$7,703,7881Fox
6The Grudge 2$7,654,437-63%3,2143$2,382$31,335,7462Sony / Columbia
7Man of the Year (2006)$6,935,136-44%2,5227$2,750$22,415,5572Universal
8The Marine$3,794,106-47%2,5450$1,491$12,617,0442Fox
9The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$3,779,829-50%2,569-251$1,471$35,896,4793New Line
10The Guardian (2006)$3,649,651-38%2,558-486$1,427$46,560,5984Disney