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, Oct. 23 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 23 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring$1,390,153-5%1,981--$702$19,265,5521DreamWorks
2Red Dragon$594,317-12%3,307-56$180$79,692,2443Universal
3Sweet Home Alabama$557,774-9%3,282-31$170$100,169,4374Disney
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$525,846-18%2,014-2$261$157,521,40727IFC Films
5The Transporter$349,605-14%2,61037$134$18,318,3272Fox
6White Oleander$293,934-8%1,5100$195$11,623,8632Warner Bros.
7Brown Sugar$240,763-10%1,3786$175$19,314,0122Fox Searchlight
8Abandon$224,693-16%2,341--$96$5,798,0961Paramount
9Formula 51$213,496-14%1,857--$115$3,515,3151Sony / Screen Gems
10Tuck Everlasting$210,10213%1,448263$145$11,177,0902Disney