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, Sep. 15 - Sun, Sep. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Watcher$5,805,838-36%2,7453$2,115$17,377,2952Universal
2Bait$5,485,591--2,352--$2,332$5,485,5911Warner Bros.
3Bring It On$5,083,388-25%2,42711$2,095$50,930,3934Universal
4Nurse Betty$4,658,762-35%1,46910$3,171$13,764,4522USA Films
5Space Cowboys$2,515,232-25%2,461-146$1,022$81,541,6867Warner Bros.
6The Cell$2,448,021-33%2,250-226$1,088$33,293,5985New Line
7What Lies Beneath$2,406,699-13%2,007-159$1,199$145,576,6689DreamWorks
8Scary Movie$2,039,085923%1,9971624$1,021$149,695,81211Miramax / Dimension
9The Art of War$1,553,230-37%1,705-665$911$14,440,5894Warner Bros.
10The Original Kings of Comedy$1,537,461-35%1,04043$1,478$33,011,1305Paramount