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 domestic gross

YearWeekendTop 10 GrossChg. LY%Total GrossChg. LY% Top movie of the week
200131 (Aug 03 - Aug 05) - 2001$159,717,84440%$171,838,23234%Rush Hour 2
200731 (Aug 03 - Aug 05) - 2007$157,481,35935%$177,460,72626%The Bourne Ultimatum
201131 (Aug 05 - Aug 07) - 2011$154,610,55520%$167,476,96915%Rise of the Planet of the Apes
200831 (Aug 01 - Aug 03) - 2008$140,935,980-11%$153,060,547-14%The Dark Knight
200231 (Aug 02 - Aug 04) - 2002$137,680,429-14%$156,338,784-9%Signs
200431 (Jul 30 - Aug 01) - 2004$136,940,2358%$157,176,2608%The Village
199931 (Jul 30 - Aug 01) - 1999$133,879,38339%$157,542,15643%Runaway Bride
201031 (Jul 30 - Aug 01) - 2010$128,821,14520%$145,216,19414%Inception
200331 (Aug 01 - Aug 03) - 2003$127,293,952-8%$144,989,138-7%American Wedding
201331 (Aug 02 - Aug 04) - 2013$117,938,0836%$138,110,91712%2 Guns
200631 (Aug 04 - Aug 06) - 2006$116,301,34919%$141,148,05823%Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
200031 (Aug 04 - Aug 06) - 2000$114,098,637-15%$128,615,587-18%Hollow Man
201231 (Aug 03 - Aug 05) - 2012$111,448,685-28%$122,840,045-27%The Dark Knight Rises
200931 (Jul 31 - Aug 02) - 2009$107,143,153-24%$127,756,046-17%Funny People
200531 (Aug 05 - Aug 07) - 2005$98,015,217-28%$114,838,158-27%The Dukes of Hazzard
199831 (Jul 31 - Aug 02) - 1998$96,360,8723%$109,808,9747%Saving Private Ryan
199731 (Aug 01 - Aug 03) - 1997$93,114,79949%$102,331,45932%Air Force One
199431 (Aug 05 - Aug 07) - 1994$93,109,64737%$95,821,78917%Clear and Present Danger
199531 (Aug 04 - Aug 06) - 1995$73,191,366-21%$87,741,643-8%Waterworld
199331 (Jul 30 - Aug 01) - 1993$68,043,15038%$82,160,23246%Rising Sun
199631 (Aug 02 - Aug 04) - 1996$62,677,812-14%$77,668,029-11%A Time to Kill
199031 (Aug 03 - Aug 05) - 1990$61,075,9934%$70,045,9765%Ghost
198931 (Aug 04 - Aug 06) - 1989$58,918,28318%$66,881,33012%Parenthood
198831 (Jul 29 - Jul 31) - 1988$50,052,22013%$59,481,1167%Cocktail (1988)
199231 (Jul 31 - Aug 02) - 1992$49,191,3330%$56,091,750-11%Death Becomes Her
199131 (Aug 02 - Aug 04) - 1991$48,969,719-20%$62,737,151-10%Hot Shots!
198731 (Jul 31 - Aug 02) - 1987$44,181,2354%$55,477,5978%The Living Daylights
198631 (Aug 01 - Aug 03) - 1986$42,434,7430%$51,283,9049%Aliens
198531 (Aug 02 - Aug 04) - 1985$42,411,94522%$47,026,0816%Back to the Future
198331 (Aug 05 - Aug 07) - 1983$35,857,251-6%$41,799,868-8%Vacation
198431 (Aug 03 - Aug 05) - 1984$34,878,085-3%$44,532,2787%Ghostbusters