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, Feb. 6 - Sun, Feb. 8

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop 2: Back in Business$24,241,618--2,711--$8,942$24,241,6181MGM
2Miracle$19,379,364--2,605--$7,439$19,379,3641Disney
3You Got Served$7,519,203-53%1,94310$3,870$25,864,5322Sony / Screen Gems
4Along Came Polly$6,846,902-26%2,958-94$2,315$75,050,6324Universal
5The Butterfly Effect$6,512,743-32%2,519-86$2,585$41,318,4663New Line
6Catch That Kid$5,824,588--2,847--$2,046$5,824,5881Fox
7The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$4,293,487-19%1,878-378$2,286$351,137,3648New Line
8Mystic River$3,638,515-17%1,3700$2,656$69,894,55517Warner Bros.
9Cold Mountain$3,242,434-20%1,917-583$1,691$82,887,8617Miramax
10Big Fish$3,151,418-30%1,617-663$1,949$59,718,0389Sony / Columbia