'Divergent' Claims Wednesday With $3.3 Million

on March 27, 2014 by Shawn Robbins

Lionsgate's Divergent brought in $3.31 million on Wednesday, representing a 21 percent decline from the day before. The young adult adaptation has earned $65.7 million in its first 6 days. That's 25.5 percent behind the pace of 2008's Twilight, but more than double the $32.5 million 6-day start of Ender's Game.

Muppets Most Wanted claimed second place with $1.15 million yesterday. Dropping 19 percent from Tuesday, the sequel has tallied $20.7 million through 6 days.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman eased 13.5 percent from Wednesday of last week to $1.07 million yesterday. The Fox/DreamWorks animation flick has grossed $84.4 million domestically thus far as it continues to enjoy healthy word of mouth from family audiences.

God's Not Dead continues to perform well in limited release with another $0.98 million from its 780 locations. Wednesday's figure was down just 2 percent from the day before, bringing the film's total gross to an impressive $12.06 million so far.

300: Rise of an Empire grabbed $0.78 million yesterday, down 20 percent from Tuesday and 51 percent from Wednesday of last week. The sequel's domestic tally is now $96.2 million.

Last but not least, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel rolls on with another $0.68 million added to its total on Wednesday. The flick has earned $15.03 million domestically to-date as it continues to earn a wider release expansion.

Tags: Divergent, Muppets Most Wanted

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