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.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Nov. 3 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 3 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$5,328,234--3,458--$1,541$5,328,2341Disney
2Saw III$5,192,759190%3,1670$1,640$49,769,0712Lionsgate
3Flushed Away$4,710,224--3,707--$1,271$4,710,2241Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Prestige$2,416,291236%2,30524$1,048$34,048,5943Disney
5The Departed$2,318,299182%2,785-166$832$96,602,8035Warner Bros.
6Flags of Our Fathers$1,318,388136%2,375185$555$23,450,6253Paramount / DreamWorks
7Man of the Year (2006)$1,170,685243%2,388-238$490$31,354,1024Universal
8Flicka$738,107185%2,314-563$319$15,639,4733Fox
9Open Season (2006)$686,755143%2,458-601$279$78,971,8176Sony / Columbia
10The Guardian (2006)$511,813179%1,274-699$402$51,162,2306Disney