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. 16 2002

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#TitleWed, Jan. 16 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Beautiful Mind$1,100,727-11%2,222369$495$61,796,9082Universal
2The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$1,084,099-17%3,3810$321$231,847,5384New Line
3Orange County$637,188-14%2,317--$275$17,989,4771Paramount
4Ocean's Eleven$522,986-15%2,670-100$196$164,329,0076Warner Bros.
5Vanilla Sky$377,605-21%2,770-72$136$89,573,1425Paramount
6Kate & Leopold$343,240-13%2,4670$139$16,371,8323Miramax
7Ali$227,195-18%2,52175$90$55,289,4413Sony / Columbia
8Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$214,397-12%2,170-511$99$306,143,5859Warner Bros.
9Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$168,180-12%2,810-341$60$69,645,7154Paramount
10How High$142,109-12%1,237-36$115$27,781,4364Universal