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, May. 19 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 19 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$11,786,649--3,737--$3,154$11,786,6490DreamWorks
2Troy$3,167,543-25%3,411--$929$58,824,2131Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$1,021,863-25%3,5805$285$88,907,3932Universal
4Mean Girls$523,828-19%3,01543$174$57,199,3783Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$341,643-27%2,154-692$159$65,420,2394Fox
6Breakin' All the Rules$231,454-22%1,318--$176$5,947,5081Sony / Screen Gems
713 Going on 30$213,710-32%2,165-993$99$49,322,2124Sony / Columbia
8Kill Bill Vol. 2$169,288-27%1,401-551$121$61,466,4245Miramax
9Laws of Attraction$140,457-21%2,003-446$70$15,784,4233New Line
10New York Minute$89,930-48%2,550-456$35$11,211,1342Warner Bros.