'Prisoners' Maintains First Place Grip on Wednesday

on September 26, 2013 by Shawn Robbins

Warner Bros.' Prisoners snagged $1.603 million on Wednesday, down 26 percent from Tuesday. The dramatic thriller has accumulated $26.26 million through its first six days. By comparison, Prisoners is running 15.3 percent behind 2010's The Town at the same point. BoxOffice is projecting a strong $13.5 million second weekend for the Hugh Jackman-Jake Gyllenhaal flick.

Insidious Chapter 2 slid 24 percent from Tuesday and 52 percent from Wednesday of last week to $0.594 million yesterday. The horror sequel's total haul thus far is now $62.2 million, putting it 9.9 percent behind the pace of Paranormal Activity 2. BoxOffice forecasts Insidious Chapter 2 will ring up around $6.8 million in its forthcoming third weekend.

The Family added $0.581 million to its run yesterday, declining 43.5 percent from the same day last week and 22 percent from Tuesday. The Robert DeNiro pic is 9.6 percent ahead of where 2008's Righteous Kill stood at the same point with The Family having earned $27.5 million to-date.

The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX) release continues to perform well in its limited 318 theater run. The family classic increased 11 percent to a $387,500 gross yesterday. Oz has raked in $4.14 million since opening last Friday.

Ron Howard's Rush eased just 1 percent from Tuesday to $19,630. The Formula 1 racing pic has earned $244,810 thus far and expands into wide release starting Friday. Meanwhile, Enough Said took in $20,542 on Wednesday--down 3 percent from Tuesday--to boost its cume to $347,479.

Tags: Prisoners, The Family, Insidious Chapter 2, Wizard of Oz, Rush, Enough Said

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