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, Dec. 7 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 7 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Casino Royale (2006)$1,024,552-2%3,386-57$303$120,095,2173Sony / Columbia
2Happy Feet$928,2335%3,8040$244$125,032,9683Warner Bros.
3Deja Vu (2006)$711,993-2%3,1080$229$46,978,1962Disney
4The Nativity Story$567,864-7%3,083--$184$10,197,1951New Line
5Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$350,642-2%2,237-315$157$117,693,4745Fox
6Deck the Halls$285,8683%3,2050$89$26,151,2722Fox
7The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$229,4442%2,617-426$88$73,928,4005Disney
8Turistas$207,392-7%1,570--$132$4,540,6231Fox Atomic
9Stranger Than Fiction$202,8411%1,804-454$112$37,704,7274Sony / Columbia
10The Fountain$168,8676%1,4720$115$8,891,6302Warner Bros.