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, Mar. 2 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 2 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Reindeer Games$485,276-4%2,204--$220$10,216,8601Miramax / Dimension
2Hanging Up$427,1082%2,6180$163$27,753,7832Sony / Columbia
3American Beauty$383,6706%1,32336$290$82,231,09024DreamWorks
4Wonder Boys$377,7915%1,253--$302$7,062,7271Paramount
5The Tigger Movie$316,9167%2,81863$112$31,896,9463Disney
6Scream 3$291,1888%3,099-269$94$79,611,6844Miramax / Dimension
7Snow Day$276,2263%2,7097$102$43,832,2183Paramount
8The Green Mile$113,6397%1,746-266$65$127,490,50212Warner Bros.
9Pitch Black$45,702-90%1,93098$24$24,532,0962USA Films