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.

 

Daily Domestic Gross Wed, Nov. 3 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 3 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1House on Haunted Hill (1999)$939,027-25%2,710--$347$19,359,9741Warner Bros.
2Fight Club$439,249-18%1,943-23$226$29,053,5333Fox
3Double Jeopardy$411,279-14%2,986-16$138$99,227,2366Paramount
4The Best Man$397,622-8%1,3482$295$10,167,6942Universal
5American Beauty$378,017-13%1,52869$247$55,055,9197DreamWorks
6Music of the Heart$307,714-16%1,349--$228$4,670,5131Miramax
7Bringing Out the Dead$303,939-12%1,94711$156$6,271,4792Paramount
8The Story of Us$293,552-7%2,1759$135$23,079,6933Universal
9The Sixth Sense$253,232-15%2,051-140$123$259,617,17213Disney
10Three Kings$204,807-15%1,851-560$111$34,287,3335Warner Bros.