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, Aug. 1 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 1 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wedding Crashers$3,356,171-48%3,030105$1,108$118,983,6453New Line
2Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$2,832,235-44%3,775-15$750$150,926,8203Warner Bros.
3Sky High$2,222,696-47%2,905--$765$16,856,0051Disney
4Stealth$1,613,911-56%3,495--$462$14,865,0311Sony / Columbia
5Must Love Dogs$1,541,501-54%2,505--$615$14,397,5191Warner Bros.
6The Island (2005)$974,438-50%3,13816$311$25,293,2672DreamWorks
7Bad News Bears$937,445-45%3,1830$295$23,604,7162Paramount
8Fantastic Four$937,152-55%2,744-705$342$137,195,7994Fox
9War of the Worlds$731,208-56%2,324-941$315$219,097,3945Paramount
10Hustle and Flow$456,427-62%1,0152$450$15,048,1972Paramount Classics