Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
100 Greatest Videos Games Of All Time
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Empire Visits The Hobbit's VFX Team
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Promotion: Destiny Awaits
Win a limited edition PS4 and a copy of Destiny
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Johnny Depp Starring in Yoga Hosers
Kevin Smith scores a big name for his latest
Dwayne Johnson Talks Shazam Again
But which role will he take, assuming it works out?
Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Andy Serkis' Jungle Book: Origins
He'll voice Shere Khan
Sigourney Weaver Answers When A Monster Calls
Update: Toby Kebbell now in talks
New Horns Character Posters Haunt The Web
Daniel Radcliffe will bring out the devil in you
Mark Wahlberg Eyes Deepwater Horizon
He's in talks for the true-life oil rig drama
Fredrik Bond Will Direct London Has Fallen
Gerard Butler and more will be back to save us all
Keanu Reeves Set For Rain
He'll star in and executive produce a new TV series
First Ant-Man Photo Released
Say hello to Paul Rudd's Scott Lang
Robin Williams Completed His Voice Work On Absolutely Anything
Producers provide official statement
First Poster For Stephen Daldry's Trash
A first look at the adaptation of Andy Mulligan's novel
First Trailer For Men, Women & Children
Take a look at Jason Reitman's latest
Bradley Cooper Set To Play Mack Bolan
As Warners buys the rights to the book series for a new franchise
Pegg And Wright Working On A New Film
They even have a title...
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Delayed Another Year
Patter of tiny feet halts pre-production
Josh Boone To Tackle The Vampire Lestat
Will follow Stephen King with Anne Rice
Ant-Man Officially Begins Filming
Peyton Reed says, 'Let's get small!'
Eddie Izzard Heads To Powers
UPDATE: Sharlto Copley and Michelle Forbes also aboard
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
The Other Woman (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

The Other Woman Scores At The US Box Office
Brick Mansions lands fifth

27 April 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Box Office Mojo

submit to reddit

The-Other-Woman-Scores-At-The-US-Box-Office

The reviews have been largely negative, but the audience has spoken and female bonding/revenge comedy The Other Woman opened to a solid if unspectacular $24.7 million Stateside this weekend. Woman, which stars Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton as three strangers who realise they’re all seeing the same guy, actually saw its takings rise between Friday and Saturday, which usually points to good word of mouth. It remains to be seen whether this has the legs necessary to make it truly successful and smash its modest $40 million budget, but it's a strong result.

Despite being dislodged from its command chair, Captain America: The Winter Soldier held well, dropping just one place to second and taking in $16 million. The latest Marvel offering is now past $224 million in the States and closing on $650 million worldwide, snagging the title of highest-grossing April opening along the way and passing Iron Man 2 on the global chart of Marvel stablemates.

That stayed ahead of Heaven Is For Real, which actually managed to land second place last weekend when the final figures were revealed, but had to make do with third this time out. Still, the faith-based movie added $13.8 million to its total, crossing $51 million in the States.

Rio 2 was knocked down to fourth, earning $13.6 million. In fifth place, we find Brick Mansions, the remake of District 13, which has had to tread a careful line in its marketing campaign following the death of star Paul Walker. The movie earned a decent $9.6 million, but may do more business overseas.

Transcendence, which is already being talked about as one of the year’s big flops – though again, it remains to be seen what worldwide audiences make of it – was down to sixth place with $4.1 million and $18.4 million overall. With production company Alcon carrying the majority of the risk on the $100 million budget, the team stands to lose around $30 million on the Johnny Depp-starring sci-fi drama.

In seventh, Hammer and Lionsgate’s new horror The Quiet Ones had a sluggish start, earning just $4 million in its first weekend. The figure is below the companies’ relatively modest expectations and scored badly with audiences. Disney’s new nature doc Bears jumped up a couple of places to eighth with $3.6 million, while Divergent fell to ninth ($3.6 million) and A Haunted House 2 sank to 10th with $3.2 million.

To see Cameron Diaz defeat a superhero in the full chart listings, head to Box Office Mojo.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Universal Wins Egg & Spoon Race
A new fantasy from Wicked's Gregory Maguire
First Look At TV's New Constantine
Update: It's going to series

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Gamescom 2014: The 10 Most Exciting Games
Zombies! Guns! Tombs! Sheep!

Who Is Mack Bolan? Your Guide To Cinema's New Action Man
As Bradley Cooper lines up to star as the hero, here's your handy guide to his story so far

Classic Feature: Empire Meets Uwe Boll
'I'm probably the most hated director in the world right now.'

Film Studies 101: A Film Buff's Guide To Movie Movements
Everything you need to know about cinema's key groups

The 100 Greatest Games Of All Time
You voted, we counted, and here they are: beat-'em-ups, shoot-'em-ups, RPGs, JRPGs, MMORPGs, RTSs, first-person shooters, platformers, sims and much more!

The Empire Podcast #124: Wesley Snipes And Terry Crews Talk Expendables 3
Plus the Empire team discuss the biggest movie news and reviews

Lists Of Our Lifetime: Empire's 25 Greatest Battles
From smalltime scraps to epic struggles, these are the conflicts that have stunned cinema since 1989

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 6 Issues Of Empire For Only £15!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)