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 Wed, Jan. 3 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 3 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Women Want (2000)$1,935,152-28%3,0462$635$120,404,1073Paramount
2Miss Congeniality$1,731,951-29%2,6680$649$50,854,4152Warner Bros.
3The Family Man$1,137,055-33%2,3946$475$45,616,5192Universal
4Vertical Limit$676,125-33%2,45651$275$53,570,8664Sony / Columbia
5How the Grinch Stole Christmas$537,280-43%3,161-3$170$254,854,6697Universal
6102 Dalmatians$343,849-38%1,577-107$218$55,099,3406Disney
7Proof of Life$242,671-33%2,0620$118$25,460,7584Warner Bros.
8Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$213,315-50%1,749-141$122$50,074,9017Paramount
9Unbreakable$190,747-31%1,307-148$146$87,702,3426Disney