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, Jan. 26 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 26 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hurricane$556,245-15%2,101647$265$24,401,5452Universal
2Next Friday$447,9603%1,17572$381$33,169,8572New Line
3Girl, Interrupted$410,018-18%1,93533$212$17,036,3285Sony / Columbia
4The Green Mile$376,318-8%2,4830$152$111,117,0187Warner Bros.
5The Talented Mr. Ripley$302,391-4%2,215-154$137$69,025,3615Paramount
6Galaxy Quest$258,478-5%2,259-191$114$55,113,5505DreamWorks
7Magnolia$191,445-20%1,07739$178$13,583,7056New Line
8Any Given Sunday$181,717-5%2,201-304$83$68,892,4045Warner Bros.
9Toy Story 2$179,52011%1,990-336$90$231,778,1379Disney
10Snow Falling on Cedars$109,371-17%1,099-56$100$10,749,2255Universal