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, Aug. 21 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 21 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$2,003,651-21%3,38814$591$90,979,0632Sony / Columbia
2Signs$1,889,893-16%3,34434$565$156,820,1753Disney
3Blue Crush$1,245,444-25%3,002--$415$18,761,5301Universal
4Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$1,155,902-23%3,3070$350$50,018,5662Miramax / Dimension
5Austin Powers in Goldmember$991,162-22%3,113-395$318$186,846,8864New Line
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$888,104-13%1,064341$835$42,012,01318IFC Films
7Blood Work$493,868-10%2,5250$196$16,859,5792Warner Bros.
8The Master of Disguise$404,914-16%2,137-431$189$31,628,0833Sony / Columbia
9Road to Perdition$376,104-13%1,914-297$197$91,516,3806DreamWorks
10Stuart Little 2$266,744-22%1,714-668$156$57,988,8975Sony / Columbia