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, Aug. 15 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 15 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hollow Man$1,518,3641%2,9560$514$53,327,0012Sony / Columbia
2Space Cowboys$1,418,5461%2,83530$500$41,849,5332Warner Bros.
3The Replacements$1,403,114-2%2,754--$509$13,871,1751Warner Bros.
4What Lies Beneath$1,290,8365%2,92558$441$114,526,1294DreamWorks
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$1,040,181-7%3,2514$320$96,150,5543Universal
6X-Men$578,728-2%2,145-629$270$145,090,3335Fox
7The Perfect Storm$345,033-3%1,938-664$178$171,194,2467Warner Bros.
8Scary Movie$317,9772%1,944-653$164$144,903,9336Miramax / Dimension
9Disney's The Kid$291,347-10%1,517-462$192$61,555,3276Disney
10The Patriot$177,8898%1,252-558$142$107,641,3717Sony / Columbia