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, Oct. 11 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 11 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$1,452,188-60%2,91329$499$67,067,7933Paramount
2Random Hearts$1,328,177-61%2,697--$492$14,163,8881Sony / Columbia
3American Beauty$1,164,106-60%1,226520$950$32,118,8824DreamWorks
4Superstar$886,164-64%1,943--$456$9,487,1061Paramount
5The Sixth Sense$691,093-60%2,784-37$248$242,299,24310Disney
6Mystery, Alaska$244,854-55%1,70431$144$6,124,9502Disney
7Stigmata$190,437-56%1,382-663$138$46,480,6985MGM
8Stir of Echoes$93,579-64%1,037-465$90$18,537,2205Artisan
9Runaway Bride$68,752-58%1,053-265$65$148,597,49811Paramount