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. 27 - Sun, Oct. 29

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw III$33,610,147--3,167--$10,613$33,610,1471Lionsgate
2The Departed$9,849,012-27%2,951-54$3,338$91,100,3664Warner Bros.
3The Prestige$9,574,130-35%2,2810$4,197$28,782,9172Disney
4Flags of Our Fathers$6,347,907-38%2,190314$2,899$19,923,4662Paramount / DreamWorks
5Open Season (2006)$5,862,346-28%3,059-320$1,916$77,120,5225Sony / Columbia
6Flicka$4,728,596-39%2,8770$1,644$13,893,5802Fox
7Man of the Year (2006)$4,727,979-32%2,626104$1,800$28,883,5803Universal
8The Grudge 2$3,264,623-57%3,063-151$1,066$35,984,6603Sony / Columbia
9The Guardian (2006)$2,376,221-35%1,973-585$1,204$49,947,5875Disney
10Catch a Fire$2,026,997--1,305--$1,553$2,026,9971Focus Features