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. 21 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 21 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$6,503,642-18%3,25029$2,001$295,508,7434Newmarket
2Dawn of the Dead (2004)$6,121,065-37%2,745--$2,230$26,722,0511Universal
3Taking Lives$2,888,820-37%2,705--$1,068$11,459,0361Warner Bros.
4Starsky & Hutch$2,529,303-44%3,1850$794$67,464,1143Warner Bros.
5Hidalgo$2,316,224-36%2,929-136$791$48,417,6463Disney
6Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$2,176,415-35%1,353--$1,609$8,174,1101Focus
7Secret Window$2,127,625-46%3,0180$705$32,776,6062Sony / Columbia
8Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London$1,749,904-31%2,9730$589$17,325,2192MGM
950 First Dates$989,321-46%2,153-433$460$113,079,9256Sony / Columbia
10Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$442,308-32%1,281-520$345$27,592,0805Disney