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Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.7M Cumulative:$167.1M Disney 36.50%
Rio 22Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$46.3M Fox 59.74%
Draft Day3Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$11.9M Lionsgate / Summit 43.09%