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 Tue, Dec. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$1,154,2411%3,8580$299$231,562,7493Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$795,30810%3,16022$252$69,815,4803Fox
3Aeon Flux$787,038-11%2,608--$302$14,334,4711Paramount
4Pride & Prejudice (2005)$389,56410%1,32728$294$23,154,4644Focus
5Just Friends$380,8927%2,5050$152$21,853,8562New Line
6Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$334,6606%3,2104$104$35,074,5122Paramount
7Rent$314,07313%2,4374$129$24,336,5462Sony / Columbia
8Chicken Little$216,86514%3,021-454$72$124,526,9815Disney
9Derailed$195,45815%1,702-359$115$33,076,9664The Weinstein Company
10The Ice Harvest$167,75410%1,5555$108$8,011,1562Focus