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 Thu, Mar. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$2,781,9297%3,22151$864$276,092,8773Newmarket
2Starsky & Hutch$1,410,81019%3,1850$443$57,071,0422Warner Bros.
3Secret Window$1,304,45315%3,018--$432$23,511,5681Sony / Columbia
4Hidalgo$1,126,82216%3,0652$368$40,002,1812Disney
5Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London$785,8781%2,973--$264$11,294,9111MGM
650 First Dates$578,75816%2,586-454$224$108,895,1595Sony / Columbia
7Twisted$293,17711%2,208-496$133$22,265,1773Paramount
8Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$271,6454%1,801-379$151$26,031,5784Disney
9The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$224,92213%1,307-596$172$372,013,85413New Line
10Monster$151,63716%1,012-70$150$32,717,38112Newmarket