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. 16 - Sun, Oct. 18

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Where the Wild Things Are$32,695,107--3,735--$8,754$32,695,1071Warner Bros.
2Law Abiding Citizen$21,039,811--2,890--$7,280$21,039,8111Overture
3Couples Retreat$17,227,507-50%3,0099$5,725$62,619,7042Universal
4The Stepfather (2009)$11,580,809--2,734--$4,236$11,580,8091Sony / Screen Gems
5Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$8,019,038-30%3,03745$2,640$108,199,8715Sony / Columbia
6Zombieland$7,617,616-49%3,171133$2,402$60,637,2903Sony / Columbia
7Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$3,016,948-61%1,489-263$2,026$28,552,5943Disney
8Surrogates$1,917,891-55%2,326-666$825$36,329,1144Disney
9The Invention of Lying$1,907,878-43%1,624-119$1,175$15,498,5233Warner Bros.
10Whip It$1,507,321-47%1,482-256$1,017$11,363,1363Fox Searchlight