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.

 

Weekend domestic gross

YearWeekendTop 10 GrossChg. LY%Total GrossChg. LY% Top movie of the week
198317 (Apr 29 - May 01) - 1983$18,412,003-7%$21,664,3905%Flashdance
198417 (Apr 27 - Apr 29) - 1984$27,221,45548%$30,002,71938%Police Academy
198517 (Apr 26 - Apr 28) - 1985$22,462,614-17%$25,475,421-15%Stick
198617 (Apr 25 - Apr 27) - 1986$16,172,431-28%$18,532,565-27%Legend
198717 (Apr 24 - Apr 26) - 1987$26,026,20961%$28,995,40956%The Secret of My Success
198817 (Apr 22 - Apr 24) - 1988$31,166,63020%$37,148,18328%Beetlejuice
198917 (Apr 28 - Apr 30) - 1989$33,471,1567%$38,563,7404%Pet Sematary
199017 (Apr 27 - Apr 29) - 1990$37,050,09611%$41,655,3358%Pretty Woman
199117 (Apr 26 - Apr 28) - 1991$30,725,831-17%$33,308,796-20%Oscar
199217 (Apr 24 - Apr 26) - 1992$33,951,60310%$45,180,13436%Basic Instinct
199317 (Apr 23 - Apr 25) - 1993$36,238,2997%$43,031,615-5%Indecent Proposal
199417 (Apr 29 - May 01) - 1994$26,543,398-27%$37,092,743-14%No Escape
199517 (Apr 28 - Apr 30) - 1995$39,465,05849%$44,307,49419%While You Were Sleeping
199617 (Apr 26 - Apr 28) - 1996$41,544,0375%$47,431,5977%The Quest
199717 (Apr 25 - Apr 27) - 1997$53,120,33728%$56,783,18320%Volcano
199817 (Apr 24 - Apr 26) - 1998$46,745,631-12%$56,883,8640%The Big Hit
199917 (Apr 23 - Apr 25) - 1999$47,983,5553%$62,796,36010%The Matrix
200017 (Apr 28 - Apr 30) - 2000$64,213,48534%$82,287,61331%U-571
200117 (Apr 27 - Apr 29) - 2001$50,386,961-22%$66,654,104-19%Driven
200217 (Apr 26 - Apr 28) - 2002$67,131,22533%$82,968,46324%The Scorpion King
200317 (Apr 25 - Apr 27) - 2003$71,241,0916%$92,484,19011%Identity
200417 (Apr 23 - Apr 25) - 2004$79,326,16411%$98,693,8657%Man on Fire (2004)
200517 (Apr 29 - May 01) - 2005$77,579,353-2%$90,651,865-8%The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
200617 (Apr 28 - Apr 30) - 2006$86,023,49211%$102,234,95313%RV
200717 (Apr 27 - Apr 29) - 2007$56,942,109-34%$77,683,667-24%Disturbia
200817 (Apr 25 - Apr 27) - 2008$76,023,47834%$91,137,87317%Baby Mama
200917 (Apr 24 - Apr 26) - 2009$100,328,14232%$113,856,06725%Obsessed
201017 (Apr 23 - Apr 25) - 2010$85,792,705-14%$99,741,365-12%How to Train Your Dragon
201117 (Apr 29 - May 01) - 2011$140,262,29863%$158,903,47259%Fast Five
201217 (Apr 27 - Apr 29) - 2012$91,171,173-35%$110,511,447-30%Think Like a Man
201317 (Apr 26 - Apr 28) - 2013$78,125,503-14%$92,038,072-17%Pain and Gain