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, May. 9 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 9 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy Returns$3,537,127-21%3,401--$1,040$81,096,3511Universal
2Bridget Jones's Diary$500,000-22%2,54715$196$11,737,9534Miramax
3Driven$383,066-19%2,9050$132$4,587,8432Warner Bros.
4Along Came a Spider$262,398-17%2,5730$102$14,465,0395Paramount
5Blow$237,957-24%1,558-155$153$13,255,7395New Line
6Spy Kids$157,126-4%2,815-290$56$45,251,0986Miramax / Dimension
7Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$137,660-18%2,14117$64$2,918,7553Paramount
8Town & Country$120,360-15%2,2220$54$1,236,5362New Line
9One Night at McCool's$114,099-23%1,814-4$63$1,220,7402USA Films
10The Forsaken$103,062-14%1,5140$68$1,193,5902Sony / Screen Gems