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, Feb. 11 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 11 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$1,292,3798%2,923--$442$26,265,5151Paramount
2Chicago$1,130,91248%1,8411218$614$65,687,2297Miramax
3Shanghai Knights$893,058-15%2,753--$324$21,545,1381Disney
4The Recruit$614,4717%2,3760$259$31,008,1082Disney
5Final Destination 2$544,416-2%2,8340$192$28,986,7542New Line
6Deliver Us from Eva$325,124-10%1,139--$285$7,340,0671Focus
7About Schmidt$275,30437%1,2404$222$47,274,1819New Line
8The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$259,95913%1,680-495$155$321,348,8678New Line
9Biker Boyz$211,175-14%1,7693$119$16,472,2372DreamWorks
10Catch Me If You Can (2002)$209,03325%1,744-572$120$156,810,5847DreamWorks