Fox’s comedy starring the potent mix of Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann secured top spot on an estimated $24.7m.
In a session that fell 22.5% against the previous weekend and gained 14.6% on the comparable weekend in 2013, Captain America 2 slid one place to number two and has reached $224.9m after four sessions.
The other new openers did not fare so well. Relativity’s District B13 remake Brick Mansions starring the late Paul Walker arrived in fifth place on $9.6m, while horror The Quiet Ones opened through Lionsgate on $4m.
TriStar’s faith-based hit Heaven Is For Real slipped one place to number three and added $13.8m in its second weekend to reach $51.9m.
A24 released Venice 2013 premiere Locke, the suspenseful drama starring a car-bound Tom Hardy. The highly regarded film grossed $89,200 from four sites for a robust $22,300 average. IM Global handles international sales.
Samuel Goldwyn Films opened the former Argentinian foreign language Oscar submission The German Doctor and the thriller took $35,000 from five venues.
RADiUS debuted the acclaimed thriller Blue Ruin on $31,800 from seven.
Summer is coming early this year. This week’s wide release is Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx and Sally Field.
Estimated Top 10 North America Apr 25-27 2014
Film (Dist) / Est wkd gross / Est total to date
1 (-) The Other Woman (Fox) Fox International $24.7m –
2 (1) Captain America: The Winter Solider (Marvel Studios-Buena Vista) WDSMPI $16m $224.9m
3 (2) Heaven Is For Real (TriStar) SPRI $13.8m $51.9m
4 (3) Rio 2 (Fox) Fox International $13.7m $96.2m
5 (-) Brick Mansions (Relativity) EuropaCorp $9.6m –
6 (4) Transcendence (Warner Bros) Lionsgate International $4.1m $18.5m
7 (-) The Quiet Ones (Lionsgate) Exclusive Media $4m –
8 (10) Bears (Buena Vista-Disneynature) WDSMPI $3.61m $11.2m
9 (7) Divergent (Summit-Lionsgate) Lionsgate International $3.6m $139.5m
10 (5) A Haunted House 2 (Open Road) IM Global International $3.3m $14.2m