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, Aug. 31 - Sun, Sep. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$26,363,171--3,472--$7,593$26,363,1711MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$12,467,054-31%3,00254$4,153$89,302,4053Sony / Columbia
3Balls of Fury$11,352,123--3,052--$3,720$14,314,4281Rogue
4The Bourne Ultimatum$10,411,588-17%3,290-389$3,165$199,833,6685Universal
5Rush Hour 3$8,542,354-27%3,008-400$2,840$120,410,0544New Line
6Mr. Bean's Holiday$5,983,355-40%1,76551$3,390$18,985,6172Universal
7The Nanny Diaries$5,136,305-31%2,6367$1,949$15,287,3502MGM / Weinstein
8Death Sentence$4,230,862--1,822--$2,322$4,230,8621Fox
9WAR$4,183,675-57%2,2770$1,837$17,022,8972Lionsgate
10Stardust$3,075,184-21%1,766-573$1,741$31,088,8134Paramount