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, May. 30 - Sun, Jun. 1

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$70,253,508--3,374--$20,822$70,253,5081Disney
2Bruce Almighty$37,331,297-45%3,4929$10,691$137,397,6122Universal
3The Italian Job$19,458,470--2,633--$7,390$19,458,4701Paramount
4The Matrix Reloaded$15,686,946-57%3,453-150$4,543$232,703,6873Warner Bros.
5Daddy Day Care$6,744,967-52%3,128-344$2,156$81,901,8964Sony / Columbia
6Wrong Turn$5,161,627--1,615--$3,196$5,161,6271Fox
7X2: X-Men United$5,097,277-61%2,530-537$2,015$199,362,8385Fox
8The In-Laws$3,741,919-59%2,6520$1,411$14,518,0322Warner Bros.
9Down with Love$1,570,714-69%1,300-818$1,208$17,149,7904Fox
10The Lizzie McGuire Movie$1,171,912-73%1,330-788$881$39,322,9035Disney