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. 10 - Sun, Feb. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pink Panther (2006)$20,220,102--3,477--$5,815$20,220,1021Sony / Columbia
2Final Destination 3$19,173,094--2,880--$6,657$19,173,0941New Line
3Curious George$14,704,322--2,566--$5,730$14,704,3221Universal
4Firewall$13,635,313--2,840--$4,801$13,635,3131Warner Bros.
5When a Stranger Calls (2006)$9,112,394-58%3,0045$3,033$33,957,9112Sony / Screen Gems
6Big Momma's House 2$6,931,803-49%2,733-528$2,536$54,907,9583Fox
7Nanny McPhee$4,940,201-50%2,1482$2,300$32,954,8443Universal
8Brokeback Mountain$4,025,031-33%1,966-123$2,047$66,491,04510Focus
9Underworld: Evolution$2,608,598-51%1,835-1035$1,422$57,355,2904Sony / Screen Gems
10Hoodwinked$2,406,028-55%2,085-822$1,154$47,264,9725The Weinstein Company