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, May. 22 - Sun, May. 24

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$54,172,744--4,096--$13,226$54,172,7441Fox
2Terminator Salvation$42,558,199--3,530--$12,056$55,930,3381Warner Bros.
3Star Trek$22,892,687-47%4,053193$5,648$184,528,8403Paramount
4Angels & Demons$21,721,947-53%3,5270$6,159$81,833,9252Sony / Columbia
5Dance Flick$10,643,666--2,450--$4,344$10,643,6661Paramount
6X-Men Origins: Wolverine$8,070,380-45%3,183-709$2,535$163,324,1964Fox
7Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$3,845,344-42%2,255-895$1,705$45,986,9384Warner Bros. / New Line
8Obsessed$1,976,518-57%1,603-1031$1,233$65,883,8845Sony / Screen Gems
9Monsters vs. Aliens$1,458,312-54%1,434-517$1,017$193,110,7669Paramount / DreamWorks
1017 Again$1,014,605-70%1,107-1343$917$60,329,4536Warner Bros. / New Line