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, Jan. 28 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 28 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$3,155,0621%3,141-144$1,004$564,833,2536Fox
2The Book of Eli$1,122,3161%3,1110$361$65,603,4792Warner Bros.
3Legion$917,382-4%2,476--$371$21,846,4111Sony / Screen Gems
4Sherlock Holmes$509,2416%2,670-503$191$193,086,1785Warner Bros.
5The Lovely Bones$498,5714%2,5718$194$33,278,5897Paramount / DreamWorks
6It's Complicated$483,210-9%2,301-369$210$100,306,8205Universal
7The Tooth Fairy$463,3245%3,344--$139$16,106,2781Fox
8Extraordinary Measures$397,433-8%2,545--$156$7,826,3111CBS Films
9Up in the Air$303,0450%1,707-400$178$70,484,1818Paramount
10The Blind Side$300,0151%1,932-476$155$234,733,51110Warner Bros.