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, Mar. 20 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 20 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$2,321,881-69%2,848--$815$30,460,7731Universal
2Mission to Mars$790,647-75%3,0606$258$41,414,3352Disney
3My Dog Skip$382,851-76%2,3310$164$21,652,66110Warner Bros.
4The Ninth Gate$314,346-70%1,65771$190$13,050,3362Artisan
5American Beauty$313,140-65%1,661139$189$96,615,59527DreamWorks
6Pitch Black$136,476-66%1,384-346$99$35,678,5985USA Films
7Snow Day$131,696-80%2,387-285$55$56,135,6956Paramount
8The Tigger Movie$131,011-79%1,701-392$77$41,724,7016Disney
9Reindeer Games$113,950-68%1,701-412$67$20,858,8064Miramax / Dimension
10The Next Best Thing$112,803-69%2,0351$55$13,294,5213Paramount