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.

 

Daily Domestic Gross Tue, Jul. 27 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 27 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Haunting$4,218,715-7%2,808--$1,502$42,182,8951DreamWorks
2Inspector Gadget$3,068,725-1%2,814--$1,091$27,700,6571Disney
3American Pie$1,589,0064%2,54426$625$67,627,4283Universal
4Lake Placid$768,5107%2,1026$366$22,661,1882Fox
5Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$648,66111%1,615-235$402$404,010,11310Fox
6Wild Wild West$609,4291%3,045-297$200$105,329,1464Warner Bros.
7Muppets from Space$345,2507%2,2650$152$12,621,5522Sony / Columbia
8South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$303,8010%1,410-598$215$48,103,6544Paramount