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, May. 17 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 17 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy Returns$1,790,426-2%3,4010$526$126,014,4842Universal
2A Knight's Tale$1,064,644-6%2,980--$357$4,954,9971Sony / Columbia
3Bridget Jones's Diary$430,518-4%2,506-41$172$14,080,1655Miramax
4Along Came a Spider$262,650-3%2,480-93$106$15,843,6316Paramount
5Driven$246,331-2%2,804-101$88$6,008,9743Warner Bros.
6Blow$227,218-9%1,502-56$151$14,539,7736New Line
7Spy Kids$146,089-5%2,599-216$56$46,002,2957Miramax / Dimension
8Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$141,8675%2,16625$65$3,627,2314Paramount
9Chocolat (2000)$79,4241%1,487--$53$49,907,77122Miramax