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, Dec. 1 - Sun, Dec. 3

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$17,545,110-53%3,8040$4,612$121,504,5493Warner Bros.
2Casino Royale (2006)$15,112,322-51%3,386-57$4,463$115,877,0423Sony / Columbia
3Deja Vu (2006)$10,948,465-47%3,1080$3,523$44,009,6712Disney
4The Nativity Story$7,849,304--3,083--$2,546$7,849,3041New Line
5Deck the Halls$6,676,106-44%3,2050$2,083$25,015,8012Fox
6The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$4,894,307-51%2,617-426$1,870$73,039,3575Disney
7Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$4,747,198-54%2,237-315$2,122$116,240,6435Fox
8Turistas$3,582,062--1,570--$2,282$3,582,0621Fox Atomic
9Stranger Than Fiction$3,356,657-41%1,804-454$1,861$36,910,0964Sony / Columbia
10National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj$2,313,616--1,979--$1,169$2,313,6161MGM