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‘Lucy’ Opens in #1 Spot and Crushes ‘Hercules’

‘Lucy’ Opens in #1 Spot and Crushes ‘Hercules’


Scarlett Johansson’s new action thriller Lucy opened in the #1 spot this weekend, crushing its competition Hercules with a total of $44 million in ticket sales.

Lucy, directed by Luc Besson, makes a strong debut at number one, easily beating Dwayne Johnson’s outing as mythical Greek demigod Hercules, which opens with $29 million.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes places at three with $16.4 million in its third weekend on release, followed by The Purge: Anarchy at four and animated family film Planes: Fire & Rescue rounding out the top five.

Emma Loggins Emma Loggins is the Editor in Chief of FanBolt. She updates daily on the latest entertainment news, her opinions on current happenings in the media, screening/filming opportunities, inside scoops and more.  She’s been writing on the world of geekdom and pop culture since 2002!


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