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 Thu, Mar. 9 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 9 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1My Dog Skip$403,96417%2,331--$173$7,790,9068Warner Bros.
2Pitch Black$354,6970%1,903-27$186$31,133,9893USA Films
3Reindeer Games$354,199-2%2,2040$161$16,431,6112Miramax / Dimension
4American Beauty$346,0663%1,33916$258$87,634,81925DreamWorks
5The Next Best Thing$329,7764%2,007--$164$7,000,9281Paramount
6Hanging Up$254,91912%2,6180$97$32,444,9573Sony / Columbia
7Wonder Boys$241,167-1%1,504251$160$12,364,7232Paramount
8The Tigger Movie$211,25116%2,646-172$80$36,327,2514Disney
9Scream 3$198,78417%1,826-1273$109$81,092,4395Miramax / Dimension
10Snow Day$193,91514%2,7178$71$49,392,8614Paramount