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, Mar. 20 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 20 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age$2,524,289-12%3,316--$761$54,732,3951Fox
2Resident Evil$982,095-21%2,528--$388$21,278,6381Sony / Screen Gems
3Showtime$856,504-14%2,917--$294$17,815,1381Warner Bros.
4The Time Machine$683,117-13%2,95814$231$42,178,5092DreamWorks
5We Were Soldiers$606,182-14%3,1430$193$54,406,5183Paramount
640 Days and 40 Nights$380,803-16%2,312-87$165$31,027,8293Miramax
7A Beautiful Mind$344,304-10%1,530-263$225$150,258,11411Universal
8All About the Benjamins$315,059-6%1,51914$207$18,757,6832New Line
9John Q.$257,124-8%2,019-363$127$66,006,2285New Line
10The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$198,642-12%1,101-109$180$294,956,01913New Line