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, Dec. 25 - Sun, Dec. 27

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$75,617,133-2%3,4564$21,880$212,885,1862Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$62,304,277--3,626--$17,183$62,304,2771Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$48,875,415--3,700--$13,210$75,726,6921Fox
4It's Complicated$22,100,820--2,887--$7,655$22,100,8201Universal
5The Blind Side$11,470,00014%2,766-641$4,147$184,128,3416Warner Bros.
6Up in the Air$11,274,000251%1,8951720$5,949$24,035,8774Paramount
7The Princess and the Frog$9,004,610-26%3,4750$2,591$63,676,9243Disney
8Nine$5,452,5132020%1,4121408$3,862$5,795,5272The Weinstein Company
9Did You Hear About the Morgans?$5,000,143-24%2,7180$1,840$15,597,3082Sony / Columbia
10Invictus$4,045,000-4%2,16035$1,873$23,019,6773Warner Bros.