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.

 

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jan. 30 - Sun, Feb. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Outrageous Fortune$6,404,783--1,081--$5,925$6,404,7831Disney
2Crocodile Dundee$2,812,31910%1,297-50$2,168$91,975,76019Paramount
3Critical Condition$2,625,201-21%1,333-10$1,969$11,676,7103Paramount
4The Golden Child$2,301,434-10%1,254-197$1,835$49,489,1018Paramount
5Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$2,266,912-12%1,217-168$1,863$64,946,85211Paramount
6Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold$1,960,352--1,000--$1,960$1,960,3521Cannon Films
7Little Shop of Horrors$1,719,329-18%1,050-128$1,637$22,800,3127Warner Bros.