Grosses

'Captain America 2' Leads Strong Tuesday with $4.73M; 'Rio 2' #2 with $4.26MApril 16, 2014 12:16 PM

by Daniel Garris

Captain America: The Winter Solider took in $4.73 million on Tuesday to continue to lead the daily box office. The blockbuster 3D superhero sequel from Disney and Marvel was up 36 percent over Monday and down a healthy 32 percent from last Tuesday. Midweek grosses continued to be stronger than usual in general on Tuesday due in part to Holy Week. Captain America: The Winter Soldier has grossed a strong $167.07 million through twelve days. That places the film 11 percent ahead of the $150.04 million twelve-day take of last year's Thor: The Dark World.

Fox's Rio 2 held steady in second place with $4.26 million. The 3D computer animated sequel from Blue Sky Studios was up a terrific 60 percent over Monday's performance, as family films held up especially well on Tuesday. Rio 2 has grossed $46.26 million through five days of release. That is in line with pre-release expectations and places the film a slim 1 percent behind the $46.68 million five-day start of 2011's Rio (which increased 28 percent on its first Tuesday to gross $4.18 million).

Draft Day was up 43 percent and one spot from Monday to claim third on Tuesday with $1.25 million. Lionsgate's modestly budgeted sports drama starring Kevin Costner has grossed $11.91 million in five days. That is a bit below expectations, but the film will hope to build upon Tuesday's strong hold going forward. Draft Day is currently running 16 percent behind the $14.21 million five-day take of recent Costner vehicle 3 Days to Kill.

Oculus was up 21 percent, but still down one spot from Tuesday to place in fourth with $1.15 million. The low-budget R-rated horror film from Relativity has grossed a solid $14.099 million in its first five days of release. Oculus continues to perform very similar to Relativity's House at the End of the Street, which grossed $13.84 million in its first five days of release back in September of 2012.

Paramount's Noah rounded out the day's top five with $1.04 million. The Darren Aronofsky directed biblical epic starring Russell Crowe was up 47 percent over Monday and down 37 percent from last Tuesday. Noah has grossed $86.73 million in 19 days, which leaves it $13.27 million away from reaching the $100 million domestic milestone.

Divergent followed closely behind in sixth with $1.01 million. Lionsgate's successful young adult adaptation starring Shailene Woodley was up 50 percent from Monday down only 2 percent from last Tuesday. The 26-day total for Divergent stands at $126.43 million.

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Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Man on Fire (2004)$22,751,965--2,980--$7,635$22,792,5221Fox
213 Going on 30$21,053,551--3,438--$6,124$21,053,5511Sony / Columbia
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$10,410,219-59%3,073102$3,388$42,964,8372Miramax
4The Punisher$6,287,612-55%2,6490$2,374$24,170,4142Lionsgate
5Home on the Range$3,570,157-35%2,481-254$1,439$42,551,2694Disney
6Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$3,418,291-35%2,420-390$1,413$76,800,8615Warner Bros.
7Hellboy$3,112,268-45%2,218-679$1,403$54,802,1334Sony / Columbia
8Johnson Family Vacation$3,095,115-48%1,259-67$2,458$25,040,3953Fox Searchlight
9Ella Enchanted$2,965,922-30%2,149210$1,380$17,513,9843Miramax
10Walking Tall$2,661,064-42%2,201-243$1,209$40,530,9084MGM