'Vacation' Misfires on Opening Day with $3.8 MillionJuly 30, 2015 07:15 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that the Vacation revamp grossed a soft $3.82 million on opening day Wednesday, including Tuesday night's $1.2 million early show earnings. Unfortunately, that puts the sequel 44 percent behind the $6.78 million first day take of August 2013's We're the Millers, which also opened on a Wednesday. If Vacation can follow a similar pattern to that film, it would land around $20 million for its five-day opening, although a total under that mark looks more likely right now.

Scooting down to second place yesterday, Ant-Man was off 41 percent from last Wednesday to $3.01 million. That gives it a 13-day domestic total of $116.8 million, 8 percent behind Captain America: The First Avenger and 12 percent ahead of The Incredible Hulk.

Minions grabbed third place with $2.82 million on Wednesday, down 45.5 percent from last week. With $272.4 million in the bank so far, the prequel is pacing 2.5 percent behind Despicable Me 2.

Pixels placed fourth with $2.39 million yesterday, giving the Adam Sandler pic a six-day haul of $32.97 million. Unfortunately, the film isn't connecting in the way once hoped as it stands just 17 percent ahead of where Sandler's Jack & Jill stood at the same point in release.

In fifth place, Trainwreck grabbed almost $2 million for a 40percent drop from last Wednesday. The hit comedy's 13-day gross is a strong $68.2 million, putting it just 7 percent behind the pace of 2007's Knocked Up.

Southpaw earned $1.62 million in its sixth day of release. With a healthy total of $22.56 million so far, the film is pacing 32 percent ahead of End of Watch.

Meanwhile, Paper Towns claimed sixth place on Wednesday with a gross of $1.415 million. The young adult drama's six-day tally is $17.88 million, putting it 8 percent behind the pace of If I Stay and 71 percent behind The Fault In Our Stars.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Sep. 10 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 10 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Sixth Sense$4,920,187215%2,7838$1,768$185,433,8686Disney
3Stir of Echoes$1,857,969--1,888--$984$1,857,9691Artisan
4Runaway Bride$1,112,721208%2,773-332$401$137,498,8617Paramount
6The 13th Warrior$829,462116%2,283-30$363$24,269,2253Disney
7The Thomas Crown Affair$809,270153%1,849-128$438$59,141,9946MGM
8Mickey Blue Eyes$682,351198%1,975-255$345$28,893,2124Warner Bros.
9Outside Providence$349,248127%1,0522$332$4,831,1362Miramax
10The Muse$303,073106%1,002-260$302$8,987,5273October