Grosses

'Heaven is for Real' Moves into First Place on Tuesday with $2.44MApril 23, 2014 12:34 PM

by Daniel Garris

Heaven is for Real was up two spots from Monday to move into first place on Tuesday with $2.44 million. Sony's low-budget faith-based drama was down just 2 percent from Monday. Heaven is for Real continues to exceed expectations with an impressive seven-day start of $34.48 million and with the exception of Monday's hold, continues to display strong initial holding power. Heaven is for Real is currently running 17 percent ahead of the $29.46 million seven-day take of 2010's The Last Song.

Disney's Captain America: The Winter Soldier held steady in second with $2.21 million. The blockbuster 3D superhero sequel from Marvel was down 15 percent from Monday and down 53 percent from last Tuesday. Captain America: The Winter Soldier has grossed $205.30 million through 19 days and is set to surpass the $206.36 million final domestic gross of last year's Thor: The Dark World today. The Winter Soldier is currently running 20 percent ahead of the $171.22 million 19-day take of The Dark World.

Fox's Rio 2 fell two spots from Monday to land in third place on Tuesday with $1.93 million. The 3D computer animated sequel from Blue Sky Studios was down 28 percent from Monday's inflated post-Easter performance and down 55 percent from last Tuesday. Rio 2 has grossed a very solid $79.65 million through twelve days of release. That places the film 7 percent behind the $86.06 million twelve-day take of 2011's Rio.

Warner's Transcendence grossed $1.03 million to remain in fourth. The pricey sci-fi film starring Johnny Depp was up an encouraging 4 percent over Monday, but still continues to perform very poorly in the bigger picture, especially with its price tag in mind. Transcendence has grossed just $12.92 million in its first five days of release, which places it 7 percent behind the $13.85 million five-day start of 2007's Grindhouse.

Bears experienced a strong boost from Earth Day, as the latest nature documentary from Disneynature was up 42 percent and one spot from Monday to claim fifth with $0.931 million. Despite yesterday's performance, Bears is still performing a bit below expectations with a five-day take of $6.36 million. That places the film 12 percent behind the $7.21 million five-day start of 2011's African Cats.

Open Road's A Haunted House 2 was down one spot and 8 percent from Monday to finish in sixth. The low-budget horror comedy sequel starring Marlon Wayans has grossed an underwhelming $10.12 million in five days, placing it 49.5 percent behind the $20.05 million five-day take of last year's A Haunted House.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, Sep. 3 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 3 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$4,229,538-39%3,472--$1,218$30,592,7091MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$3,385,634-29%3,00254$1,128$92,688,0393Sony / Columbia
3The Bourne Ultimatum$2,977,763-25%3,290-389$905$202,811,4315Universal
4Balls of Fury$2,759,589-27%3,052--$904$17,075,1891Rogue
5Rush Hour 3$2,265,164-28%3,008-400$753$122,675,2184New Line
6Mr. Bean's Holiday$1,950,104-11%1,76551$1,105$20,935,7212Universal
7The Nanny Diaries$1,432,178-20%2,6367$543$16,719,5282MGM / Weinstein
8WAR$1,142,031-36%2,2770$502$18,164,9282Lionsgate
9Death Sentence$1,105,535-22%1,822--$607$5,336,3971Fox
10Stardust$1,061,444-9%1,766-573$601$32,150,2574Paramount