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. 7 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 7 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$2,155,7871%3,6220$595$265,321,4053New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$2,026,82312%3,17014$639$101,278,9292DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$911,18012%2,7550$331$70,534,2803Warner Bros.
4Gangs of New York$815,7398%2,305115$354$48,660,2553Miramax
5Maid in Manhattan$665,62515%3,050112$218$77,570,5044Sony / Columbia
6The Hot Chick$262,176-9%2,160-86$121$30,402,1574Disney
7Die Another Day$255,2558%1,808-67$141$154,260,9357MGM
8Drumline$249,565-24%1,653-16$151$46,368,7584Fox
9Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$246,946-16%2,015-490$123$252,644,5958Warner Bros.
10My Big Fat Greek Wedding$243,99419%1,194--$204$204,619,46738IFC Films