Grosses

'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 Mon, Oct. 14 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Red Dragon$2,017,225-58%3,3636$600$65,296,8842Universal
2Sweet Home Alabama$1,526,695-58%3,31310$461$86,238,4043Disney
3My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,164,580-51%2,01645$578$146,700,82226IFC Films
4Brown Sugar$1,100,739-59%1,372--$802$11,838,9511Fox Searchlight
5The Transporter$1,099,605-56%2,573--$427$10,206,7321Fox
6The Tuxedo$970,696-56%2,985-37$325$38,010,0023DreamWorks
7Tuck Everlasting$750,979-48%1,185--$634$6,019,7951Disney
8Knockaround Guys$675,991-52%1,806--$374$5,697,6761New Line
9White Oleander$668,247-55%1,510--$443$6,275,9211Warner Bros.
10Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie$535,141-55%1,174234$456$11,504,5452Artisan