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. 18 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 18 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monster-in-Law$1,609,444-11%3,424--$470$28,304,6781New Line
2Kicking & Screaming$725,050-18%3,455--$210$22,785,6301Universal
3Kingdom of Heaven$611,462-19%3,2193$190$37,273,8802Fox
4Crash (2005)$585,890-13%1,87612$312$21,561,9692Lionsgate
5Unleashed$582,794-27%1,957--$298$13,263,3331Rogue
6House of Wax$372,496-19%3,1110$120$23,298,7642Warner Bros.
7The Interpreter$339,811-9%2,602-212$131$62,241,6604Universal
8The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$332,836-14%2,770-363$120$44,645,1743Disney
9Mindhunters$153,412-18%1,040--$148$2,453,3361Dimension Films
10XXX: State of the Union$107,268-20%2,387-1093$45$24,718,9633Sony / Columbia