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 Thu, Apr. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$2,263,66728%3,408194$664$337,792,3006Newmarket
2Hellboy$1,823,21025%3,028--$602$30,002,9091Sony / Columbia
3Home on the Range$1,701,30534%3,047--$558$19,311,6221Disney
4Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,655,09243%3,3120$500$54,864,6642Warner Bros.
5Walking Tall$1,384,08423%2,836--$488$20,513,9481MGM
6The Prince and Me$1,241,80652%2,682--$463$13,030,4111Paramount
7Johnson Family Vacation$1,219,5430%1,273--$958$2,439,1830Fox Searchlight
8The Ladykillers$663,45218%1,5874$418$25,816,8512Disney
9Jersey Girl$645,34031%1,821301$354$17,886,5082Miramax
10Dawn of the Dead (2004)$496,97128%2,357-391$211$53,560,6503Universal