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, Apr. 7 - Sun, Apr. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bad Boys (1995)$15,522,581--2,132--$7,281$15,522,5811Sony / Columbia
2A Goofy Movie$6,129,557--2,159--$2,839$6,129,5571Disney
3Tommy Boy$6,118,764-24%2,18621$2,799$14,146,6072Paramount
4Don Juan de Marco$4,556,274--1,110--$4,105$4,556,2741New Line
5Outbreak$4,006,131-29%2,146-84$1,867$41,915,0365Warner Bros.
6Dolores Claiborne$3,006,555-33%1,2567$2,394$13,231,6693Sony / Columbia
7Major Payne$2,857,085-46%1,9910$1,435$15,114,5953Universal
8Forrest Gump$1,704,996-36%1,125-10$1,516$206,113,36340Paramount
9Man of the House (1995)$1,125,055-49%1,404-408$801$28,859,3696Disney
10Born to Be Wild (1995)$760,095-54%1,3600$559$2,417,1032Warner Bros.