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, Nov. 17 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 17 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pokemon: The First Movie$928,463-16%3,043142$305$54,074,7571Warner Bros.
2The Bone Collector$804,175-15%2,5947$310$38,083,9662Universal
3Dogma$640,329-17%1,269--$505$10,733,1311Lionsgate
4The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$447,647-19%2,147--$208$8,659,5881Sony / Columbia
5The Insider$349,473-11%1,83324$191$15,094,7712Disney
6Anywhere But Here$312,920-17%1,672--$187$6,596,2871Fox
7The Bachelor$246,883-9%2,5242$98$15,035,5952New Line
8House on Haunted Hill (1999)$243,362-17%2,530-180$96$35,657,9703Warner Bros.
9American Beauty$189,072-11%1,264-289$150$62,609,4889DreamWorks
10Double Jeopardy$168,009-13%2,110-612$80$108,842,6288Paramount