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 Wed, Aug. 20 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 20 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Freddy Vs. Jason$2,504,951-22%3,014--$831$45,839,4201New Line
2S.W.A.T.$1,762,950-15%3,22018$548$75,553,3502Sony / Columbia
3Freaky Friday (2003)$1,580,634-10%2,97925$531$63,524,9642Disney
4Open Range$1,335,214-10%2,075--$643$18,501,0001Disney
5Uptown Girls$1,252,719-16%2,495--$502$15,522,4131MGM
6Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,158,243-11%2,710-460$427$252,455,9586Disney
7American Wedding$1,001,615-15%2,985-190$336$84,128,1783Universal
8Seabiscuit$923,373-5%2,46234$375$85,816,5044Universal
9Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$640,749-8%3,003-385$213$98,876,3264Miramax / Dimension
10Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$358,046-8%1,926-1110$186$60,183,6154Paramount