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.

 

Weekly domestic gross

YearWeekTop 10 GrossChg. LY%Total GrossChg. LY% Top movie of the week
200016 (Apr 21 - Apr 27)$91,895,204270%$124,791,000--U-571
200116 (Apr 20 - Apr 26)$23,422,438-75%$103,278,000-17%Kingdom Come
200216 (Apr 19 - Apr 25)$109,319,055367%$134,051,00030%The Scorpion King
200316 (Apr 18 - Apr 24)$115,677,6426%$149,340,00011%Anger Management
200416 (Apr 16 - Apr 22)$99,358,502-14%$133,332,000-11%Kill Bill Vol. 2
200516 (Apr 22 - Apr 28)$99,093,5830%$119,038,000-11%The Interpreter
200616 (Apr 21 - Apr 27)$115,422,02216%$134,603,00013%Silent Hill
200716 (Apr 20 - Apr 26)$86,479,125-25%$112,699,000-16%Disturbia
200816 (Apr 18 - Apr 24)$102,929,03719%$122,218,0008%The Forbidden Kingdom
200916 (Apr 17 - Apr 23)$123,235,38320%$142,395,00017%17 Again
201016 (Apr 16 - Apr 22)$136,625,62411%$155,228,0009%Kick-Ass
201116 (Apr 22 - Apr 28)$149,439,4759%$180,413,00016%Rio (2011)
201216 (Apr 20 - Apr 26)$152,561,9482%$175,557,000-3%Think Like a Man
201316 (Apr 19 - Apr 25)$122,641,148-20%$141,552,000-19%Oblivion (2013)
201416 (Apr 18 - Apr 24)$148,592,77521%$159,173,00012%Captain America: The Winter Soldier