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, Apr. 6 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 6 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$959,640-7%2,90857$330$79,824,8363Universal
2The Road to El Dorado$715,481-6%3,218--$222$16,036,5791DreamWorks
3The Skulls$603,920-6%2,412--$250$13,751,4491Universal
4Romeo Must Die$526,967-3%2,6410$200$41,294,8002Warner Bros.
5High Fidelity$520,0561%1,183--$440$8,549,3711Disney
6American Beauty$384,533-22%1,990328$193$111,835,44429DreamWorks
7Mission to Mars$229,200-3%2,505-596$91$55,796,4034Disney
8Here on Earth$141,7178%1,7131$83$8,878,6292Fox
9My Dog Skip$130,213-2%2,010-321$65$28,086,88012Warner Bros.
10The Ninth Gate$73,720-1%1,021-673$72$15,697,0404Artisan