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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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Collateral$24,701,586--3,188--$7,748$24,701,5861DreamWorks
2The Village$16,468,441-68%3,7333$4,412$85,612,0662Disney
3The Bourne Supremacy$14,388,586-40%3,304124$4,355$124,599,5823Universal
4The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$10,256,662-49%2,8670$3,577$37,966,5402Paramount
5Little Black Book$7,075,523--2,445--$2,894$7,075,5231Sony / Columbia
6I, Robot$6,515,960-37%2,806-398$2,322$126,922,8484Fox
7Spider-Man 2$5,431,429-37%2,564-437$2,118$354,496,9396Sony / Columbia
8Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle$3,191,701-42%2,16328$1,476$12,325,3442New Line
9Catwoman$2,901,835-55%2,275-842$1,276$36,069,6103Warner Bros.
10A Cinderella Story$2,877,855-41%2,065-285$1,394$46,892,1174Warner Bros.