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. 26 - Sun, Sep. 28

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eagle Eye$29,150,801--3,510--$8,305$29,150,8011Paramount / DreamWorks
2Nights in Rodanthe$13,418,409--2,704--$4,962$13,418,4091Warner Bros.
3Lakeview Terrace$6,966,120-54%2,4673$2,824$25,666,4612Sony / Screen Gems
4Burn After Reading$6,196,395-44%2,649-8$2,339$45,567,2833Focus
5Igor$5,382,375-31%2,3412$2,299$14,220,7212MGM
6My Best Friend's Girl$3,881,822-53%2,63632$1,473$14,612,1932Lionsgate
7Righteous Kill$3,709,542-50%3,011-141$1,232$34,711,6903Overture
8Miracle at St. Anna$3,478,893--1,185--$2,936$3,478,8931Disney
9Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$3,126,930-57%1,604-466$1,949$32,764,0413Lionsgate
10Ghost Town (2008)$2,931,881-42%1,5127$1,939$9,224,3712Paramount / DreamWorks