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, Sep. 12 - Sun, Sep. 14

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Burn After Reading$19,127,911--2,651--$7,215$19,127,9111Focus
2Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$17,381,578--2,070--$8,397$17,381,5781Lionsgate
3Righteous Kill$16,287,944--3,152--$5,167$16,287,9441Overture
4The Women (2008)$10,115,876--2,962--$3,415$10,115,8761Picturehouse
5Tropic Thunder$4,183,777-42%2,927-519$1,429$102,971,7315Paramount / DreamWorks
6The House Bunny$4,154,536-25%2,76327$1,504$38,958,3884Sony / Columbia
7The Dark Knight$4,128,435-25%2,191-384$1,884$517,807,2969Warner Bros.
8Bangkok Dangerous$2,593,150-67%2,6544$977$12,724,2792Lionsgate
9Traitor$2,132,725-50%2,014-94$1,059$20,736,1513Overture
10Death Race$2,056,719-45%2,007-579$1,025$33,232,1624Universal