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, Sep. 21 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 21 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld$5,231,875-34%2,915--$1,795$21,753,1381Sony / Screen Gems
2Secondhand Lions$3,234,076-37%3,013--$1,073$12,141,5171New Line
3Once Upon a Time in Mexico$2,943,391-35%3,2897$895$40,950,8722Sony / Columbia
4The Fighting Temptations$2,742,705-48%2,026--$1,354$11,758,9751Paramount
5Cold Creek Manor$1,925,199-44%2,035--$946$8,190,2831Disney
6Matchstick Men$1,624,537-52%2,7110$599$24,233,8462Warner Bros.
7Cabin Fever$963,049-41%2,10518$458$14,726,3452Lionsgate
8Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$891,047-49%2,0830$428$17,302,2233Paramount
9Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$860,788-46%1,746-283$493$292,497,30511Disney
10Freaky Friday (2003)$662,292-43%1,850-717$358$105,095,8187Disney