Weekend Box Office- April 18-20, 2014


Attendance remained high at theaters over Easter weekend with Greg Kinnear finally figuring out a way to have a hit movie again.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier was #1 for the third week in a row with $26.2 million. Marvel’s latest crossed $200 million domestically in three weeks as well as half a billion worldwide. It will pass Thor: The Dark World’s total domestic gross this week.

Rio 2 stayed strong in second with $22.7 million. The race for second was closer than expected with Heaven is for Real opening up to a strong $22.2 million, taking advantage of the Easter weekend. This left Transcendence to pick up the scraps. The newest from Johnny Depp opened with only $11 million. After last year’s The Lone Ranger and Transcendence, Depp needs a Pirates movie…quick.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will keep Marvel’s hot streak going. It grossed $47 million in 14 countries which is 30% above what Captain America: The Winter Soldier grossed in the same territories.

1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier- $26.2 million/ $201.0 million

2. Rio 2- $22.7/ $75.6

3. Heaven is for Real- $22.2/ $22.2

4. Transcendence- $11.0/ $11.0

5. A Haunted House 2 – $8.8/ $8.8

6. Divergent- $5.9/ $134.1

7. Draft Day- $5.8/ $19.5

8. Oculus- $5.2/ $21.2

9. God’s Not Dead- $4.8/ $48.3

10. Noah- $4.8/ $93.3



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