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.

 

Weekly domestic gross

YearWeekTop 10 GrossChg. LY%Total GrossChg. LY% Top movie of the week
200030 (Jul 28 - Aug 03)$171,505,96031%$196,834,000--Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
200130 (Jul 27 - Aug 02)$174,852,7922%$226,695,00015%Planet of the Apes (2001)
200230 (Jul 26 - Aug 01)$192,129,08310%$227,612,0000%Austin Powers in Goldmember
200330 (Jul 25 - Jul 31)$214,889,34512%$242,251,0006%Spy Kids 3D: Game Over
200430 (Jul 23 - Jul 29)$200,799,918-7%$229,017,000-5%The Bourne Supremacy
200530 (Jul 29 - Aug 04)$163,429,586-19%$191,871,000-16%Wedding Crashers
200630 (Jul 28 - Aug 03)$166,043,9022%$202,059,0005%Miami Vice
200730 (Jul 27 - Aug 02)$248,018,13349%$271,801,00035%The Simpsons Movie
200830 (Jul 25 - Jul 31)$261,087,1635%$278,348,0002%The Dark Knight
200930 (Jul 24 - Jul 30)$213,839,898-18%$236,128,000-15%G-Force
201030 (Jul 23 - Jul 29)$229,856,5647%$247,806,0005%Inception
201130 (Jul 29 - Aug 04)$255,672,81511%$276,210,00011%The Smurfs
201230 (Jul 27 - Aug 02)$191,895,817-25%$208,894,000-24%The Dark Knight Rises
201330 (Jul 26 - Aug 01)$226,435,78118%$264,823,00027%The Wolverine
201430 (Jul 25 - Jul 31)$180,578,264-20%$194,575,000-27%Lucy