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, Jan. 4 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 4 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$1,900,295-26%3,8530$493$230,183,7034Disney
2King Kong (2005)$1,614,401-29%3,62751$445$178,441,8603Universal
3Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$1,321,841-25%3,0560$433$67,685,0712Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen 2$1,012,625-31%3,21136$315$57,165,2432Fox
5Memoirs of a Geisha$976,251-10%1,5470$631$32,694,3472Sony / Columbia
6Rumor Has It$817,342-15%2,8150$290$28,648,7942Warner Bros.
7The Family Stone$687,821-17%2,464-5$279$47,847,1793Fox
8The Ringer$519,793-33%1,85324$281$22,951,5012Fox Searchlight
9Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$470,955-27%2,316-108$203$278,201,0037Warner Bros.
10Wolf Creek$316,467-26%1,76112$180$13,902,6812Weinstein / Dimension