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 Fri, Aug. 30 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 30 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Signs$3,396,156160%3,437-16$988$181,935,1475Disney
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,678,640142%1,619290$1,655$56,951,58520IFC Films
3XXX$2,671,126154%3,53619$755$113,440,3954Sony / Columbia
4fear dot com$1,825,234--2,550--$716$1,825,2341Warner Bros.
5Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$1,424,98366%3,250-57$438$63,483,6654Miramax / Dimension
6Austin Powers in Goldmember$1,415,733127%2,506-299$565$197,377,0986New Line
7Blue Crush$1,226,551126%2,820-195$435$30,368,0933Universal
8Serving Sara$984,703165%2,17420$453$8,546,4372Paramount
9Undisputed$651,535114%1,11715$583$6,520,8892Miramax
10Simone$624,85196%1,9200$325$5,882,9572New Line