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, Sep. 11 2002

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#TitleWed, Sep. 11 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1My Big Fat Greek Wedding$930,481-16%1,69576$549$85,211,35621IFC Films
2City by the Sea$703,578-14%2,575--$273$11,169,1081Warner Bros.
3SwimFan$532,555-23%2,856--$186$13,143,8471Fox
4Signs$473,059-13%3,232-205$146$207,172,8666Disney
5XXX$341,885-14%3,088-448$111$131,773,1405Sony / Columbia
6Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$184,786-5%2,821-429$66$74,442,7125Miramax / Dimension
7Austin Powers in Goldmember$183,110-14%2,102-404$87$207,160,5127New Line
8fear dot com$174,658-12%2,5500$68$11,097,2622Warner Bros.
9Serving Sara$154,477-5%2,063-111$75$14,755,2403Paramount
10Road to Perdition$121,124-4%1,420-343$85$101,501,0769DreamWorks