'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Continues to Reign in Brazil; 'Divergent' Stumbles to #4 Debut; 'Son of God' Flops While 'Noah' Thrives with Religious Audiences on April 22, 2014

capamerica.jpgCaptain America: The Winter Soldier topped the Brazilian box office for the second consecutive week. The superhero sequel grossed $5.9 million from 931 screens for a market-leading $6,385 per-screen average. The Captain America follow up has now grossed $15.2 million in Brazil.

Noah continued to pack theaters over the weekend with a strong $4 million hold from 845 screens. The Biblical epic is Paramount's biggest hit of all time in Brazil with a $23.1 million local cume.

Rio 2 reached a $23 million total after registering a $2.1 million weekend from 760 screens. 

Divergent had to take a back seat to the resilient trio of hold-overs, finishing its opening weekend with a $2 million bow from 482 screens. 

Son of God failed to attract enough viewers over the religious holiday, taking a paltry $282k opening from 244 screens. The film registered the lowest per-screen average among films on the top ten.


'Divergent' Fends Off Competition to Claim $2.1M Bow on April 21, 2014

divergent.jpgDivergent faced tough competition in its Brazilian debut against formidable hold-overs like Noah, Rio 2, and Captain: America: The Winter Soldier. The opening weekend for the Young Adult adaptation was nevertheless able to perform well in the market with a $2.1 million bow from 381 screens, a 51% increase over Twilight’s opening weekend in the market.

'Noah' Crosses $20M Mark in Third Frame on April 21, 2014

noahmovie.jpgNoah continues to perform well in Brazil. The Biblical epic posted a sturdy hold over its third weekend in Brazil, grossing $3.7 million from 490 cinemas -only a 27% drop from its previous frame. The film finished the weekend in second place and is currently reporting a $22.9 million cume in the market.

Noah is Paramount Pictures International’s highest grossing release of all time in Brazil.

'Rio 2' Reaches $22.6M in Brazil on April 21, 2014

image.jpgRio 2 registered another strong hold-over weekend in Brazil, dropping only 7% from the previous frame. The animated sequel took in $2.5 million over the weekend for a third place finish its fourth week of release. Rio 2 has grossed a total of $22.6 million in Brazil.

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Leads the Weekend with $6.9M Debut; 'Noah' Settles for $4.8M Second Place Finish; 'Rio 2' Nears $20M Mark on April 16, 2014

capamerica.jpgCaptain America: The Winter Soldier took the top spot at the Brazilian box office with a $6.9 million debut from 486 screens, registering the only five figure per-screen average of the weekend. 

Noah settled for a $4.8 million weekend in its first hold. The Biblical epic is a huge hit in Brazil, where it has already grossed $17.3 million.

Rio 2 finished the weekend one step short of reaching the $20 million mark. The animated sequel grossed $2.5 million to take third place in the market during its third weekend of release.


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