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, Feb. 24 - Sun, Feb. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$30,030,901--2,194--$13,688$30,030,9011Lionsgate
2Eight Below$15,872,388-21%3,0726$5,167$45,206,5412Disney
3The Pink Panther (2006)$11,102,192-34%3,313-164$3,351$60,848,1323Sony / Columbia
4Date Movie$9,125,384-52%2,8982$3,149$33,813,5122Fox
5Curious George$7,214,409-39%2,60937$2,765$43,348,3093Universal
6Firewall$6,681,800-25%2,740-100$2,439$37,293,7753Warner Bros.
7Final Destination 3$5,495,785-45%2,726-154$2,016$44,951,0933New Line
8Doogal$3,605,543--2,318--$1,555$3,605,5431The Weinstein Company
9Running Scared$3,381,974--1,611--$2,099$3,381,9741New Line
10Freedomland$2,871,076-51%2,3610$1,216$10,750,0072Sony / Columbia