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 Thu, Oct. 14 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 14 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$927,5074%2,91329$318$69,891,4393Paramount
2Random Hearts$778,095-8%2,697--$289$16,726,1811Sony / Columbia
3American Beauty$733,8420%1,226520$599$34,385,5924DreamWorks
4The Sixth Sense$442,3497%2,784-37$159$243,596,30110Disney
5Superstar$386,62716%1,943--$199$10,587,8121Paramount
6Mystery, Alaska$153,6052%1,70431$90$6,601,9162Disney
7Stigmata$115,1075%1,382-663$83$46,841,4665MGM
8Stir of Echoes$69,727-2%1,037-465$67$18,744,8455Artisan
9Runaway Bride$49,1315%1,053-265$47$148,739,14011Paramount