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. 21 - Sun, Dec. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$44,783,411--3,832--$11,687$44,783,4111Disney
2I Am Legend$33,502,488-57%3,62014$9,255$136,769,6692Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks$28,178,421-36%3,49924$8,053$84,043,8002Fox
4Charlie Wilson's War$9,657,359--2,575--$3,750$9,657,3591Universal
5Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$9,301,201--1,249--$7,447$9,301,2011Paramount / DreamWorks
6P.S. I Love You$6,480,554--2,454--$2,641$6,480,5541Warner Bros.
7The Golden Compass$4,557,064-48%2,953-575$1,543$51,282,1913New Line
8Enchanted$4,222,894-24%2,227-839$1,896$100,434,3485Disney
9Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story$4,173,273--2,650--$1,575$4,173,2731Sony / Columbia
10No Country for Old Men$1,874,865-34%1,222-126$1,534$36,907,5707Miramax