Hercules, the latest movie featuring cinematic behemoth Dwayne Johnson, continues to strive for relevance at the box office this week. After getting thoroughly whipped by director Luc Besson’s Lucy over the weekend, the folks at MGM and Paramount Pictures are no doubt hoping Brett Ratner’s take on the Hercules legend can scrape together some money
The top box office hit this past weekend was Lucy, a sci-fi thriller starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman about a woman who learns to use 100% of her brain. It's a cool concept with a laughably outdated ending. (SPOILER ALERT: We're about to tell you what happens. Show More Summary
This weekend, the box office will be dominated by the marvelous appeal of Guardians of the Galaxy, a superhero tent pole that is earning wildly emphatic critical praise. But when it comes to winning the interwebs, that honor goes to a far saucier property. Show More Summary
Lucy was the top film at the box office last weekend, making over $40 million in the US, despite its curious mix of nonsense pseudo-science urban legends and horseshit new age philosophy. The expertly staged action scenes and confident...Show More Summary
This weekend, Luc Besson’s Lucy topped the box office with more success than expected. You might say that the film performed above its potential. Coincidentally, the film is about a woman (Scarlett Johansson) who, through an unexpected side effect of being a drug mule, was able to access the full potential of her brain. Show More Summary
Our box office predictions for the weekend of August 1 - 3, where 'Guardians of the Galaxy' will face off against 'Lucy.'
The last month of summer begins this weekend, giving us only a few more chances to get out of the doldrums that have plagued the box office for much of July with two movies that will try to turn things around. Marvel Studios' Guardians...Show More Summary
Brains prevailed over brawn at the box office this weekend (in a manner of speaking) as the Scarlett Johansson action-thriller "Lucy" collected $44 million, handily beating Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's sword-and-sandals movie "Hercules," which earned $29 million.
What’s funny about last weekend’s box office is that the two main releases, Lucy and Hercules, were really cut from the same cloth: Both were big loud action movies that so lovingly embraced the conventions they were in that they ended up turning into brilliantly entertaining little nuggets of cinema. But ultimately, Lucy wound up winningMORE
Lucy solidly trounced Hercules this past weekend at the box office to the surprise of many, raking in over $44 million. However, some people did predicted that Scarlett Johansson’s good looks would draw a bigger audience than Dwayne “The Rock” … More » The post Lucy Opens Big, But Is It Any Good? appeared first on EveryJoe.
In the battle between two pervasive movie myths, audiences chose Lucy’s ludicrous take on the powers unleashed by using 100 percent of the human brain, leaving Hercules’ revisionist version of the Greek hero in second place. Lucy’s $44...Show More Summary
Despite both "Lucy" and "Hercules" opening better than expected ($44 million and $29 million, respectively), Nikki Finke notes that it wasn't enough for the weekend to even tread water. Compared to this same weekend last year, the box office was down 13%. Show More Summary
There was some concern about how local moviegoers would respond following the poor box-office performance of other recent Hollywood films with Japanese themes. read more
Lucy, the science-fiction thriller starring Scarlett Johansson, was able to take the #1 spot in the US box office in its opening weekend, reaching a total of $44 million. What would you do if you unlocked 100% of your mind? #LucyMovie – NOW PLAYING! http://t.co/5VErRJJrUX http://t.co/XTVaiSYjef — Lucy (@LucyTheMovie) July 25, 2014 Many critics and
Final Box Office: Lucy has toppled Hercules at the box office with a $44 million opening weekend. The post Final Box Office: ‘Lucy’ Topples ‘Hercules’ With $44 Million Debut appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results, Spoilers.
Scarlett Johansson commanded the box office this weekend with $44 million easily taking out Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules." The movie about a woman who gets injected with a drug that allows her to unlock 100% of her brain cost Universal Pictures about $40 million to make. Show More Summary
Here’s our box office report for the weekend of July 27th, 2014 – featuring new releases 'Lucy' and 'Hercules'.
Lucy is the latest in a series of female-centric films to top North American box offices. Revenue overall in cinemas is hurting this year, according to The Hollywood Reporter, and despite Lucy‘s $44 million take this weekend, overall sales were down 12 percent from the same weekend last year. In addition to Lucy, the Dwayne
Scarlett Johansson’s “Lucy” outsmarted Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson’s “Hercules” for the box office’s top spot this weekend.
Lucy was the queen of the box office this weekend. The action film that stars Scarlett Johansson cruised to No. 1 after taking in an impressive $44 million in its opening weekend, Box Office Mojoreports. Read More > Other Links FromShow More Summary