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. 22 - Sun, Sep. 24

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1jackass: number two$29,002,260--3,059--$9,481$29,002,2601Paramount
2Jet Li's Fearless$10,590,244--1,806--$5,864$10,590,2441Rogue
3Gridiron Gang$9,456,964-34%3,5106$2,694$26,956,5422Sony / Columbia
4Flyboys$6,004,418--2,033--$2,953$6,004,4181MGM
5Everyone's Hero$4,690,107-23%2,8982$1,618$11,534,6702Fox
6The Black Dahlia$4,449,426-56%2,23610$1,990$17,269,2762Universal
7All the King's Men (2006)$3,672,277--1,514--$2,426$3,672,2771Sony / Columbia
8The Illusionist (2006)$3,334,189-8%1,432-6$2,328$27,598,0786Yari Film Group
9The Covenant$3,178,824-33%2,678-3$1,187$20,182,2213Sony / Screen Gems
10Little Miss Sunshine$2,820,889-15%1,384-52$2,038$50,291,1589Fox Searchlight