'The Other Woman' Triumphs Over 'Captain America 2' at Box Office

April 28, 2014 01:37:27 GMT

The female-centric comedy bows at No. 1 with an estimated $24.7 million on its first weekend, topping former three-week champion 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'.


'The Other Woman' Triumphs Over 'Captain America 2' at Box Office
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"The Other Woman (2014)" comes out as the winner at this weekend box office. The comedy starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton debuts to an estimated $24.7 million on its first weekend, beating former champion "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Also boosted by the performance of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Kinney, the 20th Century Fox movie earned a B+ CinemaScore. Internationally, it has raked in $20.6 million so far for a global cume of $45.3 million, against its reported $40 million budget.

"The rating was perfect," says Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst of box-office tracker Rentrak. "If you are going for the mainstream audience who is looking for something that has a little bit of an edge, but not too much, you can hit that sweet spot and draw a large audience." Fox senior vice president of domestic distribution Spencer Klein adds, "The combination of the three actresses and a fun movie really struck a chord."

The "Captain America: The First Avenger" sequel has to be content with being a runner-up after ruling the domestic chart for three consecutive weekends. It adds an estimated $16 million. It has so far collected $224.9 million domestically, becoming the top-grossing April release of all time in North America.

"Heaven Is for Real" slips one place to No. 3 on its second weekend with additional $13.8 million cume. "Rio 2" also falls one spot to No. 4, adding an estimated $13.6 million to its domestic gross.

"Brick Mansions", one of the last movies starring the late Paul Walker, bows at No. 5 with approximately $9.6 million. Another newcomer, horror movie "The Quiet Ones" from Lionsgate Films, makes it to the Top 10 at No. 7 with an estimated $4 million.

  1. "The Other Woman (2014)" - $24.7 million
  2. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" - $16 million
  3. "Heaven Is for Real" - $13.8 million
  4. "Rio 2" - $13.6 million
  5. "Brick Mansions" - $9.6 million
  6. "Transcendence" - $4.1 million
  7. "The Quiet Ones" - $4 million
  8. "Bears" - $3.61 million
  9. "Divergent" - $3.6 million
  10. "A Haunted House 2" - $3.3 million


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