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, Mar. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
116 Blocks$834,191-9%2,706--$308$14,528,1941Warner Bros.
2Eight Below$562,599-7%3,12250$180$60,403,4123Disney
3Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$471,805-16%2,1940$215$49,461,8882Lionsgate
4Ultraviolet$465,946-13%2,558--$182$10,683,7611Sony / Screen Gems
5The Pink Panther (2006)$314,310-6%3,024-289$104$70,649,4684Sony / Columbia
6Dave Chappelle's Block Party$296,011-20%1,200--$247$7,311,2111Rogue
7Firewall$266,8480%2,212-528$121$43,266,8804Warner Bros.
8Date Movie$240,183-7%2,603-295$92$41,484,6643Fox
9Curious George$234,5481%2,590-19$91$50,026,8754Universal
10Aquamarine$230,675-6%2,512--$92$8,254,7791Fox