Friday Report: ‘Rio 2’ Narrowly Defeats ‘Captain America’

April 15, 2014 - box office

by Ray Subers
Rio 2 

 April 12, 2014

Rio 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier were neck-and-neck on Friday, yet it looks like a weekend is going to a birds.

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Playing during 3,948 locations, Rio 2 took a tip mark on Friday with $12 million. That’s an alleviation over a initial Rio, that warranted $10.3 million on opening day behind in 2011. For a weekend, Rio 2 will take a tip mark with during slightest $45 million.

Captain America wasn’t distant behind with $11.9 million. That’s a high 68 percent dump from final Friday; in comparison, Thor: The Dark World fell 67 percent, while Iron Man 3 plummeted 71 percent. Captain America should acquire only over $40 million for a weekend.

Supernatural fear film Oculus took third place with a plain $4.94 million. Among Apr fear movies, that’s about on standard with Insidious ($4.8 million), though next The Cabin in a Woods ($5.5 million). By Sunday, Oculus could acquire as most as $13 million.

In fourth place, Draft Day non-stop to an estimated $3.58 million. That’s a small over half as most as Moneyball ($6.7 million), and is also noticeably reduce than Leatherheads ($4.6 million). For a weekend, Draft Day should breeze adult only over $10 million.

Divergent dull out a Top Five with $2.35 million. The young-adult strike should acquire over $7 million for a three-day frame.

Weekend Projections
1. Rio 2 – $45 million
2. Captain America – $41 million
3. Oculus – $12.5 million
4. Draft Day – $10.4 million

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