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, Apr. 9 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 9 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Panic Room$1,209,81412%3,0530$396$60,798,4792Sony / Columbia
2High Crimes$1,001,05215%2,717--$368$15,876,8201Fox
3Ice Age$667,69111%3,200-133$209$141,927,8104Fox
4National Lampoon's Van Wilder$655,33424%2,022--$324$8,489,0741Artisan
5Blade II$624,2284%2,561-146$244$68,924,9083New Line
6The Rookie (2002)$603,4116%2,52413$239$36,121,4092Disney
7Clockstoppers$243,2042%2,56323$95$22,936,0542Paramount
8Big Trouble$206,6490%1,961--$105$3,957,8321Disney
9We Were Soldiers$204,04716%1,740-306$117$68,697,6756Paramount
10A Beautiful Mind$201,91128%1,436-124$141$165,350,04314Universal