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. 24 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 24 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring$1,638,69918%1,981--$827$20,904,2511DreamWorks
2Sweet Home Alabama$606,8719%3,282-31$185$100,776,3084Disney
3Red Dragon$562,150-5%3,3073146$170$80,254,3943Universal
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$555,7016%2,014-2$276$158,077,10827IFC Films
5The Transporter$340,852-3%2,61037$131$18,659,1792Fox
6White Oleander$271,193-8%1,5100$180$11,895,0562Warner Bros.
7Brown Sugar$248,3633%1,3786$180$19,562,3752Fox Searchlight
8Tuck Everlasting$241,32215%1,448263$167$11,418,4122Disney
9Abandon$226,3531%2,341--$97$6,024,4491Paramount
10Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie$220,22625%1,581407$139$16,793,3523Artisan