April 11 sees the release of three new films: Rio 2, Draft Day, and Oculus. Meanwhile, Captain America: The Winter Soldier is expected to hold up well in its second frame thanks to very encouraging word of mouth in the wake of its April record debut.
- The first film did great business for a new animated property, earning $144 million domestically.
- Animated films have been performing well. Will the trend continue?
|Title||Weekend Gross||CHG LW%|
|Captain America: The Winter Soldier||$43,500,000||-54%|
|God's Not Dead||$6,800,000||-12%|
|The Grand Budapest Hotel||$4,300,000||-30%|
|Muppets Most Wanted||$3,200,000||-48%|
|Mr. Peabody & Sherman||$2,700,000||-47%|