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, Mar. 2 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 2 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$9,283,927-8%3,043--$3,051$144,601,2151Newmarket
250 First Dates$824,74517%3,450-162$239$90,217,4583Sony / Columbia
3Twisted$641,08111%2,703--$237$10,124,1751Paramount
4Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights$392,81119%2,042--$192$6,534,9981Lions Gate
5Eurotrip$374,37515%2,54432$147$13,458,0172DreamWorks
6The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$281,6811%1,112-295$253$364,680,09511New Line
7Mystic River$267,66313%1,125-227$238$82,756,65920Warner Bros.
8Welcome to Mooseport$230,88717%2,8680$81$11,967,1462Fox
9Miracle$229,210-3%2,222-491$103$56,796,0944Disney
10Broken Lizard's Club Dread$228,219-4%1,807--$126$3,502,2791Fox Searchlight