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, Apr. 26 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 26 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bridget Jones's Diary$733,030-14%2,221610$330$7,693,4522Miramax
2Along Came a Spider$512,829-10%2,54313$202$12,095,5783Paramount
3Blow$385,199-25%2,103-146$183$11,099,1153New Line
4Spy Kids$340,613-4%3,19119$107$43,831,2874Miramax / Dimension
5Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$339,180-8%2,123--$160$1,534,6641Paramount
6Freddy Got Fingered$300,381-17%2,271--$132$1,690,4461Fox
7Joe Dirt$205,694-3%2,6380$78$6,699,1262Sony / Columbia
8Kingdom Come$158,432-3%1,1110$143$16,785,7812Fox Searchlight
9Enemy at the Gates$151,146-13%1,645-49$92$30,640,6356Paramount
10Heartbreakers (2001)$104,400-8%1,886-591$55$23,070,9535MGM