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 Tue, Jan. 14 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 14 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Catch Me If You Can (2002)$1,247,72822%3,22555$387$121,644,8143DreamWorks
2The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,195,04315%3,477-145$344$285,657,4234New Line
3Just Married$1,130,83614%2,766--$409$19,668,3561Fox
4Two Weeks Notice$537,95824%2,7550$195$79,964,4414Warner Bros.
5Gangs of New York$510,84913%2,34035$218$55,888,6514Miramax
6Maid in Manhattan$402,61129%2,926-124$138$84,564,4665Sony / Columbia
7Antwone Fisher$276,309-2%1,007815$274$10,991,4094Fox Searchlight
8My Big Fat Greek Wedding$225,11529%1,21218$186$207,565,15939IFC Films
9Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$154,88022%1,550-465$100$255,740,4929Warner Bros.
10Die Another Day$140,00035%1,180-628$119$156,411,2878MGM