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 Tue, May. 3 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 3 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$1,258,730-12%3,133--$402$23,791,4581Disney
2The Interpreter$897,9435%2,7646$325$44,908,4792Universal
3XXX: State of the Union$684,630-12%3,480--$197$14,173,9371Sony / Columbia
4The Amityville Horror (2005)$553,510-6%3,058-265$181$55,957,4993MGM
5Sahara (2005)$343,9521%3,112-88$111$57,571,1744Paramount
6A Lot Like Love$317,5225%2,5020$127$15,179,3632Disney
7Kung Fu Hustle$223,152-4%2,440-63$91$12,899,1994Sony Pictures Classics
8Sin City$200,9275%1,665-678$121$71,011,4325Miramax / Dimension
9Fever Pitch (2005)$166,514-7%2,192-683$76$36,665,5994Fox
10Guess Who$128,5113%1,863-621$69$65,690,3606Sony / Columbia