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.

Daily Domestic Gross Wed, Jun. 16 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 16 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$3,623,903-3%3,8550$940$169,332,2252Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$2,785,783-2%3,843-288$725$361,843,5654DreamWorks
3Garfield$2,283,370-3%3,094--$738$28,796,1221Fox
4The Stepford Wives$2,147,3500%3,057--$702$28,099,3711Paramount
5The Chronicles of Riddick$2,067,457-5%2,757--$750$31,168,7001Universal
6The Day After Tomorrow$1,435,635-5%3,077-367$467$157,763,0323Fox
7Around the World in 80 Days (2004)$1,425,144--2,612--$546$1,425,1440Disney
8Raising Helen$476,688-13%1,633-1088$292$32,838,6913Disney
9Troy$390,115-6%2,003-747$195$126,852,4355Warner Bros.