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 Tue, Aug. 1 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 1 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$4,538,966-2%3,242--$1,400$51,693,4091Universal
2What Lies Beneath$3,406,78812%2,82512$1,206$75,811,4342DreamWorks
3X-Men$1,872,75510%3,107-5$603$126,514,5623Fox
4Scary Movie$1,243,71312%3,256-45$382$135,128,0524Miramax / Dimension
5The Perfect Storm$1,004,42911%3,093-110$325$159,972,7365Warner Bros.
6Disney's The Kid$921,28410%2,328-15$396$53,917,9354Disney
7Pokemon: The Movie 2000$887,4517%2,7520$322$34,773,3822Warner Bros.
8Thomas and the Magic Railroad$641,9296%2,106--$305$7,764,4331Destination
9The Patriot$619,58917%2,329-422$266$102,351,6065Sony / Columbia
10Loser$510,2715%2,0160$253$13,044,5702Sony / Columbia