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, Feb. 16 - Sun, Feb. 18

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$45,389,414--3,619--$12,542$45,389,4141Sony / Columbia
2Bridge to Terabithia$22,562,692--3,139--$7,188$22,562,6921Disney
3Norbit$16,774,294-51%3,1382$5,346$58,855,6172Paramount / DreamWorks
4Music and Lyrics$13,623,785--2,955--$4,610$19,152,5601Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$11,209,911--2,111--$5,310$16,903,5881Lionsgate
6Breach$10,505,241--1,489--$7,055$10,505,2411Universal
7Hannibal Rising$5,418,239-58%3,0030$1,804$22,080,0692MGM / Weinstein
8Because I Said So$5,100,305-45%2,446-83$2,085$33,358,3703Universal
9The Messengers$3,763,213-48%2,183-346$1,724$30,472,0683Sony / Screen Gems
10Night at the Museum$3,703,115-36%2,042-660$1,813$237,336,3319Fox