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 Mon, Aug. 9 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 9 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$4,350,763-50%2,161--$2,013$30,705,8841Disney
2Runaway Bride$2,643,890-55%3,1613$836$76,089,6222Paramount
3The Thomas Crown Affair$1,500,985-66%2,427--$618$15,784,2611MGM
4Mystery Men$1,217,646-59%2,136--$570$11,237,2431Universal
5Inspector Gadget$1,183,363-62%2,862-15$413$65,317,2153Disney
6The Haunting$780,427-59%2,88117$271$78,119,3263DreamWorks
7American Pie$601,639-57%1,795-641$335$86,110,1415Universal
8Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$303,525-60%1,199-429$253$413,084,70612Fox
9Wild Wild West$88,510-56%1,157-994$76$110,819,0216Warner Bros.