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 Thu, Sep. 5 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 5 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1My Big Fat Greek Wedding$972,9778%1,619290$601$72,014,15920IFC Films
2Signs$685,134-2%3,437-16$199$197,844,2935Disney
3XXX$478,541-3%3,53619$135$125,502,9034Sony / Columbia
4fear dot com$305,076-13%2,550--$120$8,191,9051Warner Bros.
5Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$217,3076%3,250-57$67$70,876,1874Miramax / Dimension
6Austin Powers in Goldmember$216,484-23%2,506-299$86$203,878,4096New Line
7Blue Crush$196,271-8%2,820-195$70$35,415,7733Universal
8Serving Sara$190,516-5%2,17420$88$12,579,4422Paramount
9Road to Perdition$171,9230%1,763-100$98$99,874,2848DreamWorks
10Blood Work$132,958-1%1,751422$76$24,507,4574Warner Bros.