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.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Nov. 27 - Sun, Nov. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$28,616,454-8%2,2319$12,827$59,743,3362Fox
2Aladdin$19,289,07311000%1,1311129$17,055$19,659,5091Disney
3The Bodyguard$16,611,793--1,717--$9,675$24,402,2971Warner Bros.
4Bram Stoker's Dracula$9,848,470-34%2,4910$3,954$55,391,8423Columbia
5Malcolm X$8,561,890-13%1,249125$6,855$18,433,0152Warner Bros.
6Passenger 57$3,808,979-15%1,854-120$2,054$25,904,5904Warner Bros.
7A River Runs Through It$3,090,8933%1,0800$2,862$21,676,8338Columbia
8Under Siege$2,420,106-2%1,560-197$1,551$56,403,0048Warner Bros.
9The Last of the Mohicans$1,520,997-19%1,195-277$1,273$43,644,43310Fox
10The Mighty Ducks$1,303,280-38%1,481-227$880$37,458,4319Disney