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 Sun, Mar. 30 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 30 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Head of State$3,204,011-45%2,151--$1,490$13,504,3261DreamWorks
2Bringing Down the House$3,071,629-47%2,91039$1,056$100,070,5254Disney
3The Core$3,062,627-39%3,017--$1,015$12,052,8891Paramount
4Basic$2,896,632-41%2,876--$1,007$11,511,2651Sony / Columbia
5Agent Cody Banks$2,061,098-27%2,786-583$740$35,169,3143MGM
6Chicago$1,852,968-44%2,701136$686$144,667,55014Miramax
7Piglet's Big Movie$1,785,443-17%2,0840$857$12,732,0442Disney
8Dreamcatcher$1,744,188-41%2,9450$592$25,645,1582Warner Bros.
9The Hunted$1,042,761-35%2,244-273$465$29,221,6233Paramount
10View from the Top$878,257-41%2,5080$350$12,255,8172Miramax