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 Mon, Jun. 7 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 7 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$8,428,741-65%3,855--$2,186$102,116,4211Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$3,541,726-70%4,131-92$857$318,067,6683DreamWorks
3The Day After Tomorrow$2,600,762-68%3,44419$755$131,080,1942Fox
4Raising Helen$761,792-57%2,7214$280$24,827,3702Disney
5Troy$678,903-63%2,750-661$247$119,970,8054Warner Bros.
6Mean Girls$358,562-55%1,817-801$197$78,519,8766Paramount
7Soul Plane$290,288-62%1,5660$185$11,276,3822MGM
8Van Helsing$277,112-60%2,059-832$135$114,876,9045Universal