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, Nov. 23 - Sun, Nov. 25

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Enchanted$34,439,829--3,730--$9,233$49,059,3011Disney
2This Christmas$17,959,155--1,858--$9,666$26,341,9521Sony / Screen Gems
3Beowulf$16,538,710-40%3,21865$5,139$56,634,9452Paramount
4Hitman$13,180,681--2,458--$5,362$21,094,4391Fox
5Bee Movie$11,812,711-16%3,507-477$3,368$111,859,3284Paramount / DreamWorks
6Fred Claus$10,573,412-11%3,6030$2,935$52,870,0893Warner Bros.
7August Rush$9,420,907--2,310--$4,078$13,242,7831Warner Bros.
8American Gangster$9,013,760-30%2,799-311$3,220$115,552,8804Universal
9The Mist$8,931,701--2,423--$3,686$12,861,5301MGM / Weinstein
10Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$7,935,689-18%3,1684$2,505$22,179,1682Fox