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 Sun, Apr. 28 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Apr. 28 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Scorpion King$5,156,768-34%3,4495$1,495$61,315,5442Universal
2Changing Lanes$2,356,276-42%2,6420$892$44,580,0183Paramount
3Ice Age$1,696,905-23%2,594-226$654$165,830,6317Fox
4Murder by Numbers$1,676,099-40%2,6630$629$18,362,4772Warner Bros.
5The Rookie (2002)$1,614,663-37%2,54336$635$60,770,6285Disney
6Jason X$1,498,436-41%1,878--$798$6,649,1271New Line
7Life or Something Like It$1,459,968-43%2,606--$560$6,219,3231Fox
8Panic Room$1,088,423-43%2,463-362$442$90,182,0885Sony / Columbia
9The Sweetest Thing$745,605-39%2,124-546$351$21,282,2713Sony / Columbia
10High Crimes$732,409-49%2,054-355$357$35,093,1794Fox