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 Mon, Apr. 22 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 22 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Scorpion King$2,135,669-77%3,444--$620$38,212,0231Universal
2Changing Lanes$761,653-73%2,64229$288$33,526,4112Paramount
3Murder by Numbers$704,032-70%2,663--$264$10,011,6671Warner Bros.
4Panic Room$396,483-73%2,825-294$140$84,819,7324Sony / Columbia
5The Rookie (2002)$361,429-79%2,507-13$144$54,193,9624Disney
6The Sweetest Thing$351,892-72%2,6700$132$17,264,4802Sony / Columbia
7Ice Age$314,330-83%2,820-191$111$159,942,6526Fox
8High Crimes$264,450-71%2,409-338$110$31,171,9723Fox
9Blade II$193,131-68%1,643-531$118$77,952,6875New Line
10National Lampoon's Van Wilder$181,939-68%1,806-298$101$17,181,6193Artisan