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 Wed, Jul. 16 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 16 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$7,056,440-4%3,269246$2,159$92,538,3681Disney
2The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$2,265,524-8%3,002--$755$30,354,3381Fox
3Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$2,042,721-8%3,5040$583$116,735,5692Warner Bros.
4Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$1,651,813-6%3,37525$489$67,951,7912MGM
5Finding Nemo$1,453,0773%2,643-69$550$295,231,6017Disney
6Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$1,005,393-4%3,202-283$314$84,537,9833Sony / Columbia
7Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$762,56410%3,0860$247$20,894,2832DreamWorks
828 Days Later$593,944-8%1,378-29$431$30,337,3223Fox Searchlight
9Hulk$489,921-3%2,575-716$190$126,153,4624Universal
10The Italian Job$394,804-3%1,364-220$289$90,001,4867Paramount