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 Sun, Jan. 25 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 25 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$4,142,477-40%2,605--$1,590$17,065,5801New Line
2Along Came Polly$3,728,590-51%2,99511$1,245$53,264,8432Universal
3The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$2,117,603-33%2,558-445$828$337,823,1956New Line
4Big Fish$1,805,142-46%2,438-76$740$48,936,0147Sony / Columbia
5Cheaper by the Dozen$1,677,667-47%2,810-215$597$122,531,4965Fox
6Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$1,481,641-54%2,711--$547$7,320,0581DreamWorks
7Cold Mountain$1,301,506-46%2,8020$464$72,585,0255Miramax
8Torque$1,172,148-42%2,4630$476$17,278,9232Warner Bros.
9Mystic River$1,012,218-37%1,3271194$763$58,780,19715Warner Bros.
10Something's Gotta Give$957,966-52%2,143-359$447$107,050,7947Sony / Columbia