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. 26 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 26 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$8,003,5950%4,163426$1,923$156,522,7961DreamWorks
2Troy$1,972,6530%3,4110$578$92,730,4132Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$787,1540%3,418-162$230$103,159,3043Universal
4Mean Girls$591,8123%3,05439$194$66,604,3914Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$334,4064%2,104-50$159$70,549,9815Fox
613 Going on 30$239,9724%2,028-137$118$52,825,8735Sony / Columbia
7Breakin' All the Rules$200,5610%1,3180$152$9,702,2722Sony / Screen Gems
8New York Minute$103,77614%2,360-190$44$12,949,1233Warner Bros.
9Laws of Attraction$92,8516%1,010-993$92$17,139,1374New Line