Playing at 3,205 locations, the revenge comedy opened to an estimated $9.3 million yesterday. That's noticeably higher than Bridesmaids ($7.8 million) and 2008 Cameron Diaz comedy What Happens in Vegas ($7.2 million). For the weekend, The Other Woman should earn at least $26 million.
In second place, Captain America: The Winter Soldier fell 53 percent to an estimated $4.5 million. The Marvel Studios sequel has now grossed $213.3 million, which puts it ahead of past April hit Fast Five ($209.8 million).
Faith-based drama Heaven is for Real dipped 48 percent to $4.05 million. Through 10 days, the movie has earned an impressive $42.2 million.
In fourth place, Brick Mansions opened to an estimated $3.6 million. That's below recent Luc Besson movies The Family ($5.4 million) and 3 Days to Kill ($4 million). Still, its above Safe (2012) ($2.6 million), which opened on the same weekend in 2012. By Sunday, Brick Mansions should be over $10 million.
Rio 2 dropped a steep 65 percent to $3.28 million. So far, the Blue Sky Animation movie has scored $85.8 million.
Supernatural horror movie The Quiet Ones opened to a horrible $1.5 million on Friday. That's less than half of Devil's Due ($3.5 million), and is even lower than notorious horror bomb Let Me In ($1.9 million). For the weekend, it will likely earn less than $4 million.
On Friday, Frozen finally reached $400 million in total domestic box office. That makes it the 19th movie to reach that milestone, and the 15th to do so without a major re-release.
1. The Other Woman - $27 million
2. Captain America - $14.5 million
3. Heaven is for Real - $13.4 million
4. Rio 2 - $13 million
5. Brick Mansions - $10.1 million
-. The Quiet Ones - $3.8 million
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• Forecast: 'The Other Woman' to Take Down 'Captain America'
• Grosses for Friday, April 25, 2014