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, Oct. 12 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 12 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$7,418,041--2,011--$3,689$7,418,0411Lionsgate
2We Own the Night$3,791,629--2,362--$1,605$3,791,6291Sony / Columbia
3Michael Clayton$3,303,0884521%2,5112496$1,315$4,379,2592Warner Bros.
4The Game Plan$3,047,356338%3,12823$974$50,988,2413Disney
5The Heartbreak Kid$2,289,181151%3,2334$708$20,864,2442Paramount / DreamWorks
6Elizabeth: The Golden Age$2,111,837--2,001--$1,055$2,111,8371Universal
7The Kingdom$1,374,44289%2,83634$485$36,764,7113Universal
8Resident Evil: Extinction$742,840111%2,249-599$330$46,159,1524Sony / Screen Gems
9Good Luck Chuck$611,27889%1,951-525$313$31,336,9434Lionsgate
10The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising$598,745191%3,17332$189$5,552,0432Fox