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, Aug. 20 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 20 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie 2$2,641,494-57%3,0729$860$89,920,7032Universal
2Rush Hour 2$2,283,969-61%3,080-38$742$168,216,9613New Line
3Rat Race$1,512,951-56%2,550--$593$13,175,9281Paramount
4The Princess Diaries$1,475,109-47%2,72620$541$71,722,0973Disney
5The Others$1,440,741-57%2,153475$669$33,614,6532Miramax
6Planet of the Apes (2001)$786,893-66%3,060-341$257$162,029,3814Fox
7Captain Corelli's Mandolin$725,812-63%1,595--$455$7,934,4771Universal
8Jurassic Park III$503,790-62%2,516-659$200$168,833,0835Universal