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, Nov. 23 - Sun, Nov. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$57,488,569-36%3,6720$15,656$186,980,1002Warner Bros.
2Monsters, Inc.$24,053,7956%3,649188$6,592$192,228,2114Disney
3Spy Game$21,689,110--2,770--$7,830$30,567,3611Universal
4Black Knight$11,102,822--2,571--$4,318$15,410,1141Fox
5Shallow Hal$8,516,414-30%2,643-156$3,222$54,998,7513Fox
6Out Cold (2001)$4,531,306--2,011--$2,253$6,700,1871Disney
7Domestic Disturbance$4,008,337-25%2,386-495$1,680$32,058,9024Paramount
8Heist$3,113,033-34%1,711-180$1,819$15,618,8033Warner Bros.
9Life as a House$2,121,159-20%1,119-169$1,896$9,464,9755New Line
10The One (2001)$2,075,219-49%1,727-706$1,202$41,878,9524Sony / Columbia