Friday Report: ‘Noah’ Opens to $15.2 Million, ‘Sabotage’ Bombs

March 30, 2014 - box office

by Ray Subers

 March 29, 2014

Noah set cruise with a plain $15.2 million on Friday, while Sabotage was a latest Arnold Schwarzenegger car to blow up.

‘s $15.2 million entrance is a bit adult from Russell Crowe‘s Robin Hood ($13 million), and is also noticeably aloft than February’s Son of God ($9.5 million). Still, a miles divided from disaster cinema 2012 and The Day After Tomorrow, both of that non-stop over $23 million.

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The film perceived a bad “C” CinemaScore, that isn’t startling given some of a astonishing anticipation elements in a movie. Assuming that disastrous word-of-mouth doesn’t take outcome this weekend, Noah should breeze adult with around $40 million for a three-day frame.

In a second weekend, Divergent fell 64 percent to an estimated $8.1 million. In comparison, The Hunger Games forsaken 72 percent during a same point. To date, a young-adult instrumentation has already warranted $76.9 million.

Muppets Most Wanted
took third place with an estimated $2.6 million (down 44 percent). Through 8 days, a latest Muppets film has grossed $24.5 million.

Wes Anderson‘s The Grand Budapest Hotel stretched to 977 theatres and warranted $2.38 million. That’s usually adult 26 percent from final Friday, notwithstanding a fact that it’s personification in over 3 times many locations. So far, Budapest has warranted only over $18 million.

Faith-based strike God’s Not Dead combined scarcely 400 theaters and fell 16 percent to $2.35 million. The film has already taken in $15.3 million, and should be past $20 million by a finish of a weekend.

inebriated with an estimated $1.83 million on Friday. That’s reduction than The Last Stand ($2.03 million), that was a former administrator of California’s not-so-triumphant lapse to heading male status. For a weekend, Sabotage is staid to finish in seventh place with reduction than $6 million.

As of publication, estimates were not nonetheless accessible for Cesar Chavez or Bad Words (both were not approaching to be in a Top 10, though).

Weekend Projections

1. Noah – $40 million
2. Divergent – $25 million
3. Muppets – $10 million
4. Budapest – $8.4 million
5. God’s Not Dead – $8.1 million
6. Mr. Peabody – $8 million
7. Sabotage – $5.3 million

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