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, Jan. 22 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 22 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$2,381,492-53%3,1013085$768$37,854,1521Sony / Columbia
2A Beautiful Mind$1,335,330-55%2,2253$600$78,953,7303Universal
3The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$912,641-67%3,266-115$279$249,124,6755New Line
4Snow Dogs$778,640-87%2,302--$338$24,485,7331Disney
5Ocean's Eleven$419,992-60%2,6700$157$172,040,7977Warner Bros.
6Orange County$412,575-74%2,3170$178$29,617,0662Paramount
7Kate & Leopold$281,832-59%2,381-86$118$21,140,2434Miramax
8Vanilla Sky$280,714-41%2,355-415$119$93,810,6446Paramount
9Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$189,108-78%1,851-319$102$310,005,54810Warner Bros.
10Ali$122,295-60%1,977-544$62$57,354,5584Sony / Columbia