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, Oct. 10 - Sun, Oct. 12

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$17,502,930-40%3,2183$5,439$52,533,6472Disney
2Quarantine$14,210,663--2,461--$5,774$14,210,6631Sony / Screen Gems
3Body of Lies$12,884,573--2,710--$4,754$12,884,5731Warner Bros.
4Eagle Eye$10,913,515-38%3,61498$3,020$70,410,1333Paramount / DreamWorks
5Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$6,419,779-43%2,4210$2,652$20,730,9462Sony / Columbia
6The Express$4,560,898--2,808--$1,624$4,560,8981Universal
7Nights in Rodanthe$4,542,004-38%2,575-127$1,764$32,298,5193Warner Bros.
8Appaloosa$3,322,609-34%1,290245$2,576$10,866,9104Warner Bros. / New Line
9The Duchess$3,305,729270%1,2071080$2,739$5,603,5454Paramount Vantage
10City of Ember$3,129,773--2,022--$1,548$3,129,7731Fox