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. 27 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 27 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$1,439,564-62%2,8513$505$57,295,9802Universal
2Romeo Must Die$1,409,654-70%2,641--$534$25,995,1241Warner Bros.
3American Beauty$727,933-21%1,6621$438$102,480,53828DreamWorks
4Mission to Mars$472,613-66%3,10141$152$49,912,3243Disney
5My Dog Skip$321,971-61%2,3310$138$25,989,19911Warner Bros.
6Here on Earth$302,983-61%1,712--$177$5,064,0931Fox
7The Ninth Gate$187,795-64%1,69437$111$14,576,0573Artisan
8The Tigger Movie$97,081-68%1,360-341$71$43,096,0017Disney
9Snow Day$89,863-68%1,924-463$47$56,863,0557Paramount
10Wonder Boys$52,329-49%1,210-248$43$14,621,4975Paramount