Grosses

'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.

 

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Mar. 24 - Sun, Mar. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Outbreak$8,006,220-26%2,2300$3,590$32,235,2143Warner Bros.
2Major Payne$7,011,225--1,895--$3,700$7,011,2251Universal
3Dolores Claiborne$5,721,920--1,216--$4,706$5,721,9201Sony / Columbia
4Man of the House (1995)$3,484,020-40%1,995-64$1,746$25,530,8004Disney
5Tall Tale$3,046,181--2,065--$1,475$3,046,1811Disney
6Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh$2,776,215-54%1,594-11$1,742$8,823,0402Gramercy
7Bye Bye, Love$2,593,087-43%1,3791$1,880$7,116,1352Fox
8Pulp Fiction$2,510,26025%1,102-33$2,278$68,722,02224Miramax
9Forrest Gump$1,985,98824%1,1190$1,775$201,758,23738Paramount
10The Brady Bunch Movie$1,298,553-43%1,772-133$733$23,263,6196Paramount