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, Sep. 9 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 9 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1My Big Fat Greek Wedding$785,376-76%1,69576$463$83,170,36921IFC Films
2City by the Sea$711,595-68%2,575--$276$9,647,2561Warner Bros.
3SwimFan$591,465-74%2,856--$207$11,918,4271Fox
4Signs$461,016-74%3,232-205$143$206,158,2656Disney
5XXX$323,815-76%3,088-448$105$131,033,4385Sony / Columbia
6fear dot com$181,294-71%2,5500$71$10,725,1982Warner Bros.
7Austin Powers in Goldmember$165,245-76%2,102-404$79$206,765,3217New Line
8Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$165,026-83%2,821-429$58$74,063,2965Miramax / Dimension
9Serving Sara$122,077-71%2,063-111$59$14,438,6233Paramount
10Blue Crush$111,541-76%2,009-811$56$37,406,4144Universal