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 Thu, Oct. 17 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sweet Home Alabama$921,9549%3,31310$278$88,911,2883Disney
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$645,562-3%2,01645$320$148,732,68926IFC Films
3The Transporter$591,057-2%2,573--$230$12,107,3681Fox
4Brown Sugar$483,33410%1,372--$352$13,286,4071Fox Searchlight
5White Oleander$409,803-8%1,510--$271$7,603,6701Warner Bros.
6Knockaround Guys$380,792-9%1,806--$211$6,964,5111New Line
7The Tuxedo$350,55412%2,985-37$117$39,029,0223DreamWorks
8Tuck Everlasting$304,80823%1,185--$257$6,822,9831Disney
9Barbershop$245,84712%1,911-265$129$66,604,1775MGM
10Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie$235,07827%1,174234$200$12,120,3022Artisan