Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $ 96.2 million ($ 96.2 million total)
2. Noah – $ 17.0 million ($ 72.3 million total)
3. Divergent – $ 13.0 million ($ 114.0 million total)
4. God’s Not Dead – $ 7.7 million ($ 32.5 million total)
5. The Grand Budapest Hotel – $ 6.3 million ($ 33.3 million total)
6. Muppets Most Wanted – $ 6.2
The Movie News and Geek Stuff:
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