Box Office Roundup: Winter Soldier Sets April Record

By Peter Towe

Published on Sunday, April 6, 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has set the April Box Office record with an estimated $96.2 million in its opening weekend.  The April Box Office record had been previously held by Fast Five ($86.2 million).  Sitting at an 89% on Rotten Tomatoes, Cap 2 had a 48 percent Domestic increase from the original.  The Winter Soldier has done especially well overseas, with a worldwide total of $303.3 million after just ten days since its release.  Coming in second and dropping 61 percent was last weeks champ Noah, which brought in $17 million.  To date, Noah has earned $72.3 million, and is on its way to just about make $100 million.

Bumping up yet another spot this week, The Grand Budapest Hotel finished fifth, earning $6.3 million.  The Wes Anderson film has now earned $33.4 million so far.

Here’s the full top-ten estimates from the weekend box office.

1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier $96.2 million

2. Noah $17 million

3. Divergent $13 million

4. God’s Not Dead $7.7 million

5. The Grand Budapest Hotel $6.3 million

6. Muppets Most Wanted $6.3 million

7. Mr. Peabody & Sherman $5.3 million

8. Sabotage $1.9 million

9. Need for Speed $1.8 million

10. Non-Stop $1.8 million

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