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, Oct. 4 - Sun, Oct. 6

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The First Wives Club$11,017,356-28%2,3120$4,765$45,245,2973Paramount
2The Glimmer Man$7,605,504--2,236--$3,401$7,605,5041Warner Bros.
3That Thing You Do!$6,208,595--1,870--$3,320$6,208,5951Fox
4D3: The Mighty Ducks$6,170,358--2,056--$3,001$6,170,3581Disney
5Extreme Measures$4,052,267-41%2,2980$1,763$10,958,8132Sony / Columbia
6Last Man Standing$2,044,911-43%2,098-481$975$12,633,1663New Line
7Fly Away Home$2,014,882-33%1,4010$1,438$13,561,3414Sony / Columbia
8Independence Day$1,482,292-42%1,588-234$933$295,734,96114Fox
9Bulletproof$908,615-53%1,165-707$780$15,588,6205Universal
10First Kid$826,542-55%1,590-268$520$12,459,9916Disney