NORTH AMERICA: 'Zootopia' Leads Again on Wednesday, Nears $160M In 13 Days; 'Miracles from Heaven' Opening Day Nets $1.89M; '10 Cloverfield Lane' Tops $30M Mark In Six Days
on March 17, 2016
Disney's Zootopia reigned again on Wednesday with a comfortable lead in first place, adding $4.61 million -- up 24 percent from last week thanks to some schools around the country beginning spring break. With $159.2 million in the domestic bank, their latest critical and commercial smash hit is pacing 39 percent ahead of Big Hero 6. Internationally, the film added $9.0 million yesterday, which brings the overall global total to an excellent $479.4 million.
Sony's Miracles from Heaven debuted in second place with $1.89 million yesterday. While that is noticeably shy of Heaven Is for Real's $3.7 million opening Wednesday two years ago, the latter film had the advantage of opening immediately ahead of Good Friday and Easter Sunday. With very healthy early word of mouth, generally positive reviews for the faith-based genre, and an excellent "A+" CinemaScore, Miracles should play very well with target audiences in the weeks to come.
Just behind in third place was Paramount and Bad Robot's 10 Cloverfield Lane with $1.81 million yesterday. That gives the very well-received thriller a six-day haul of $31.2 million as fans continue to spread positive word of mouth. It stands 71 percent ahead of the pace of The Cabin in the Woods.
Meanwhile, Deadpool added $1.12 million in fourth place -- giving it $331.9 million domestically to date -- while London Has Fallen took fifth with $0.965 million for a new cume of $42.3 million.