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411 Box Office Report: Noah Floods Box Office For #1
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.30.2014





Darren Aronofsky's latest film rode a wave of controversy to #1 at the box office this weekend. Noah opened in the top spot with $44 million, which fulfills studio expectations for it. The biblical-based film scored well with critics but audiences were divisive in their opinion due, partially due to Aronofsky's widely-reported creative liberties from the source; as a result the film got a not-very-good C CinemaScore that won't help week-to-week drop-off. The movie averaged $12,335 from the 3,567 theaters that it opened in and has added $51.1 million overseas for a $95.1 million worldwide total. The film is likely to be a success for Paramount even with the pricey $125 million budget.

Divergent held up pretty well in its second week, slipping to #2 with $26.5 million. That equates to a 52% drop, which is very nice for the traditionally front-loaded young adult genre. By comparison, the first Twilight and Hunger Games entries fell 62% in their second weekends. The film has now grossed $95.3 million with an $85 million budget that it's easily going to make back as it expands overseas.

Muppets Most Wanted was down one spot to #3 in its second weekend with $11.4 million, a solid drop of 33% for a family franchise. That will take some of the sting out of the low initial opening weekend for Disney. The movie has grossed $33.2 million domestically and $40.7 million worldwide from a $50 million budget.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman was down a run to #4 with $9.5 million in its fourth weekend. The DreamWorks Animation film has now grossed $94.9 million domestically and $197.1 million worldwide on a budget of $145 million.

Following up its surprising opening last weekend, God's Not Dead held on amazingly well for a one-spot drop to #5. The religious drama from Pure Flix Entertainment finished with $9.1 million, a drop of just 2%. The film, which stars Shane Harper and Kevin Sorbo, has now grossed $22 million from an unknown budget.

Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel moved up the charts as it expanded wider into 977 theaters. The film was up a spot to #6 with $8.8 million, up 30% from last week. The film has now grossed $24.5 million domestically and $57.6 million worldwide; it is set to become Anderson's highest-grossing film to date at this point.

Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest film bombed at the box office, as Sabotage opened with an anemic $5.3 million for a #7 finish. The film had the lowest opening of a Schwarzenegger film since Red Sonja all the way back in 1985. It was savaged by critics, though audiences liked it better with a B CinemaScore. It averaged just $2,144 from 2,486 theaters and, barring strong overseas grosses, is assured to be a loss compared to its $35 million budget.

Need For Speed was down two spots in its third weekend, finishing at #8 with $4.3 million. The film has now grossed $37.8 million domestically and $168.2 million worldwide on a $66 million budget.

300: Rise of the Empire fell four spots, fading away to #9 in its fourth weekend with $4.3 million. The period action sequel has now grossed $101.1 million domestically and $296.5 million worldwide from a budget of $110 million.

Down two spots to #10 in its fifth weekend was Liam Neeson's Non-Stop. The action-thriller brought in $4.1 million; it has now grossed $85.2 million domestically and $148.6 million worldwide on a production budget of $50 million.

The weekend box office tally was $142.1 million, down 3.5% from last year's take of $147.3 million that was led by G.I. Joe: Retaliation's $40.5 million opening.

Note: Numbers include Sunday estimates and are three-day estimates. A studio recoups 55% of a film's grosses on average, meaning it needs to approximately double its budget to be profitable during its theatrical run.

BOX OFFICE TOP TEN (Three-Day Numbers)
1. Noah - $44 million ($44 million total)
2. Divergent - $26.5 million ($95.3 million total)
3. Muppets Most Wanted - $11.4 million ($33.2 million total)
4. Mr. Peabody & Sherman - $9.5 million ($94.9 million total)
5. God's Not Dead - $9.1 million ($22 million total)
6. The Grand Budapest Hotel - $8.8 million ($24.5 million total)
7. Sabotage - $5.3 million ($5.3 million total)
8. Need For Speed - $4.3 million ($37.8 million total)
9. 300: Rise of an Empire - $4.3 million ($101.1 million total)
10. Non-Stop - $4.1 million ($85.2 million total)





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