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 Tue, Mar. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission to Mars$1,756,2952%3,054--$575$26,391,6271Disney
2The Ninth Gate$656,4349%1,586--$414$8,068,6761Artisan
3My Dog Skip$582,11816%2,3310$250$14,869,8209Warner Bros.
4American Beauty$507,62921%1,522183$334$92,229,47826DreamWorks
5Snow Day$324,76129%2,672-45$122$53,156,8955Paramount
6The Next Best Thing$320,04424%2,03427$157$10,981,6492Paramount
7Reindeer Games$293,88316%2,113-91$139$19,842,4143Miramax / Dimension
8Pitch Black$287,05114%1,730-173$166$34,625,6134USA Films
9The Tigger Movie$283,65429%2,093-553$136$39,293,1045Disney
10Wonder Boys$205,20715%1,5095$136$13,373,2393Paramount