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. 20 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 20 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$1,670,421-65%2,984--$560$34,121,5851Universal
2The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$739,640-67%3,003-529$246$329,786,4435New Line
3Big Fish$702,467-65%2,514108$279$40,593,6216Sony / Columbia
4Cold Mountain$550,983-51%2,802500$197$66,527,6374Miramax
5Torque$506,018-66%2,463--$205$11,948,3251Warner Bros.
6Something's Gotta Give$469,031-50%2,502-374$187$102,148,5596Sony / Columbia
7Cheaper by the Dozen$396,445-86%3,025-213$131$115,470,0574Fox
8The Last Samurai$271,840-54%1,403-498$194$102,861,2817Warner Bros.
9Mona Lisa Smile$193,228-54%1,836-664$105$61,106,4425Sony / Columbia
10Paycheck$172,343-63%1,984-778$87$51,065,4164Paramount