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. 28 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 28 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Darkness Falls$702,216-8%2,837--$248$13,491,5511Sony / Columbia
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$561,82318%2,776-274$202$146,003,6655DreamWorks
3The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$558,6984%2,666-444$210$309,917,6476New Line
4National Security$513,562-7%2,7290$188$27,107,0192Sony / Columbia
5About Schmidt$510,95116%1,236290$413$37,002,2607New Line
6Confessions of a Dangerous Mind$460,4421%1,769--$260$7,066,8784Miramax
7Just Married$407,3580%2,705-64$151$44,168,2233Fox
8Kangaroo Jack$386,968-25%2,84830$136$36,018,6032Warner Bros.
9Gangs of New York$300,9369%1,905-265$158$65,951,1956Miramax
10A Guy Thing$237,4326%2,5205$94$12,762,5832MGM