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 Wed, Sep. 1 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 1 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$1,938,489-11%2,76395$702$144,395,2854Disney
2The 13th Warrior$817,007-23%2,306--$354$13,036,7591Disney
3Runaway Bride$562,617-20%3,090-150$182$126,139,6875Paramount
4Mickey Blue Eyes$465,058-27%2,5730$181$21,407,8992Warner Bros.
5Bowfinger$463,414-25%2,73215$170$48,069,1593Universal
6The Thomas Crown Affair$408,894-24%2,095-332$195$50,841,8584MGM
7Outside Providence$292,884--1,050--$279$292,8840Miramax
8The Muse$280,880-16%1,263--$222$4,623,7711October
9Inspector Gadget$171,571-27%1,709-435$100$87,436,4596Disney