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 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 2 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shutter Island$1,937,2529%3,00312$645$79,253,3802Paramount
2Avatar$1,485,57718%2,456-125$605$709,665,18811Fox
3Cop Out$1,419,24510%3,150--$451$20,918,7461Warner Bros.
4The Crazies$1,202,329-4%2,477--$485$18,528,8141Overture
5Valentine's Day$633,43724%3,578-87$177$101,058,9333Warner Bros. / New Line
6Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief$512,3423%3,302-94$155$72,007,6533Fox
7Dear John$401,22132%3,006-56$133$73,137,3344Sony / Screen Gems
8The Wolfman$395,1254%3,043-180$130$58,155,2403Universal
9Crazy Heart$318,49551%1,14859$277$25,538,27811Fox Searchlight
10The Tooth Fairy$188,174-1%2,249-274$84$54,219,2546Fox