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. 14 - Sun, Nov. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Quantum of Solace$67,529,494--3,451--$19,568$67,529,4941Sony / Columbia
2Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$35,017,146-45%4,0659$8,614$116,905,0212Paramount / DreamWorks
3Role Models$11,149,153-42%2,7986$3,985$37,574,7362Universal
4High School Musical 3: Senior Year$5,656,419-38%3,202-262$1,767$84,166,4984Disney
5Changeling$4,253,924-41%1,89641$2,244$27,631,9014Universal
6Zack and Miri Make a Porno$3,146,962-50%2,210-525$1,424$26,464,1643The Weinstein Company
7Soul Men$2,348,421-57%2,0484$1,147$9,369,8582MGM / Weinstein
8The Secret Life of Bees$2,339,641-24%1,449-32$1,615$33,629,4645Fox Searchlight
9Saw V$1,768,000-57%2,002-827$883$55,379,2834Lionsgate
10Beverly Hills Chihuahua$1,579,869-37%1,617-742$977$90,881,6747Disney