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, Mar. 5 - Sun, Mar. 7

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$116,101,023--3,728--$31,143$116,101,0231Disney
2Brooklyn's Finest$13,350,299--1,936--$6,896$13,350,2991Overture
3Shutter Island$13,225,411-42%3,178-5831$4,162$95,750,0053Paramount
4Cop Out$9,289,311-49%3,1500$2,949$32,504,6102Warner Bros.
5Avatar$8,118,102-41%2,163-293$3,753$720,968,31012Fox
6The Crazies$7,078,851-56%2,4792$2,856$27,472,1642Overture
7Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$5,124,623-47%2,994-308$1,712$78,057,7494Fox
8Valentine's Day$4,154,110-54%3,040-538$1,366$106,303,8704Warner Bros. / New Line
9Crazy Heart$3,312,59135%1,274126$2,600$29,531,58312Fox Searchlight
10Dear John$2,782,079-42%2,496-510$1,115$76,626,0865Sony / Screen Gems