Grosses

'Captain America 2' #1 on Monday with $3.46M; 'Rio 2' #2 with $2.67MApril 15, 2014 12:18 PM

by Daniel Garris

Captain America: The Winter Solider led the way on Monday with $3.46 million. The blockbuster 3D superhero sequel from Disney and Marvel was down 70 percent from Sunday and down 44 percent from last Monday. It should be noted that Monday's daily percentage holds were stronger than usual in general due in part to Holy Week. Captain America: The Winter Soldier has grossed a strong $162.35 million through eleven days of release. That places the film 10 percent ahead of the $147.31 million eleven-day take of last year's Thor: The Dark World.

Fox's Rio 2 placed in second with $2.67 million. The 3D computer animated sequel from Blue Sky Studios was down 77 percent from Sunday, which represented the day's poorest daily percentage hold among wide releases. Rio 2 topped the $40 million mark yesterday and continues to run towards the lower end of pre-release expectations with a four-day start of $41.995 million. That places the film a slim 1 percent behind the $42.497 million four-day take of 2011's Rio (which fell 71 percent on its first Monday to gross $3.27 million).

Oculus claimed third place with $0.946 million. The low-budget R-rated horror film from Relativity was down 64 percent from Sunday, which was among the day's stronger daily percentage holds. Oculus has grossed a solid $12.95 million in its first four days of release. That places the film essentially on par with the $12.899 million four-day start of House at the End of the Street, which was released by Relativity back in September of 2012.

Fellow new wide release Draft Day landed in fourth with $0.873 million. Lionsgate's modestly budgeted sports drama starring Kevin Costner was also down 64 percent from Sunday. Draft Day has grossed $10.66 million in four days. That is a bit below pre-release expectations and places the film 19 percent behind the $13.11 million four-day take of recent Costner vehicle 3 Days to Kill.

Fellow new wide release Draft Day landed in fourth with $0.873 million. Lionsgate's modestly budgeted sports drama starring Kevin Costner was also down 64 percent from Sunday. Draft Day has grossed $10.66 million in four days. That is a bit below pre-release expectations and places the film 19 percent behind the $13.11 million four-day take of recent Costner vehicle 3 Days to Kill.

Paramount's Noah rounded out the day's top five with $0.709 million. The Darren Aronofsky directed biblical epic starring Russell Crowe was down 69 percent from Sunday and down 44 percent from last Monday. Noah has grossed $85.68 million in 18 days, which leaves it $14.32 million away from reaching the $100 million domestic milestone.

Divergent placed in sixth with $0.669 million. Lionsgate's successful young adult adaptation starring Shailene Woodley fell 65 percent from Sunday and a slim 17 percent from last Monday. The 25-day total for Divergent stands at $125.43 million.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Aug. 2 2013

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 2 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
12 Guns$9,937,125--3,025--$3,285$9,937,1251Universal
2The Wolverine$6,481,53650%3,9240$1,652$79,795,3862Fox
3The Smurfs 2$5,523,57927%3,866--$1,429$15,084,4501Sony / Columbia
4The Conjuring$4,311,37067%3,11593$1,384$99,241,1233Warner Bros. / New Line
5Despicable Me 2$3,094,75533%3,207-269$965$319,372,2205Universal
6Grown Ups 2$2,497,33257%3,075-183$812$110,747,5384Sony / Columbia
7Turbo$1,859,44122%2,985-824$623$64,938,0843Fox / DreamWorks Animation
8Red 2$1,617,72950%2,755-261$587$41,120,8683Lionsgate / Summit
9The Heat$1,390,71765%2,074-310$671$146,231,7796Fox
10Pacific Rim$1,282,80830%1,803-799$711$89,673,5264Warner Bros.
11The Way, Way Back$804,14079%1,001115$803$11,626,4675Fox Searchlight
12Fruitvale Station$750,72366%1,08622$691$9,002,6274Weinstein Company
13R.I.P.D.$723,775-4%1,703-1147$425$28,796,0153Universal

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleFri, Aug. 2 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1World War Z$516,23776%912-528$566$194,590,1997Paramount
2Monsters University$400,3818%879-591$455$257,562,0727Disney
3The Lone Ranger$202,04927%553-714$365$86,306,7565Disney
4The To Do List$199,8386%585-6$342$2,662,7022CBS Films
5Star Trek Into Darkness$141,242298%300120$471$225,885,26912Paramount
6White House Down$138,50659%353-323$392$71,216,4596Sony / Columbia
7Man of Steel$137,86149%304-197$453$287,352,6848Warner Bros.
8Now You See Me$81,67473%206-9$396$115,249,81010Lionsgate / Summit
9This Is The End$81,39639%168-102$485$95,981,8188Sony / Columbia
10Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain$77,51147%214-284$362$31,838,9545Lionsgate / Summit
11Epic$68,96715%255-34$270$106,491,54411Fox
12Fast & Furious 6$64,40046%230-37$280$237,855,53011Universal
13The Great Gatsby (2013)$55,24725%228-43$242$144,388,74813Warner Bros.
14The Internship$48,07654%172-25$280$44,095,5889Fox
15The Croods$43,77338%162-32$270$186,553,98420Fox / DreamWorks Animation
16After Earth$34,807--146-21$238$60,183,34710Sony / Columbia
17The Purge$26,38559%132-25$200$64,360,2909Universal
18The Hangover Part III$11,3564%103-44$110$112,072,74011Warner Bros.

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleFri, Aug. 2 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Spectacular Now$69,876--4--$17,469$69,8761A24
2Unfinished Song$24,20672%68-14$356$1,345,5137Weinstein Company
3Mud$17,29096%62-11$279$21,428,52315Roadside Attractions
4Much Ado About Nothing (2013)$14,70714%58-19$254$4,059,5489Roadside Attractions
5Girl Most Likely$10,537-52%36-191$293$1,318,6983Roadside Attractions
6The Bling Ring$6,55416%395$168$5,756,9158A24
7Stories We Tell$3,169266%173$186$1,545,58913Roadside Attractions
8Pain and Gain$2,398-6%20-15$120$49,780,10415Paramount
9Kon-Tiki$2,330-42%9-5$259$1,505,34515Weinstein Company
10Copperhead$1,323256%20$662$164,6476Brainstorm Media