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, Apr. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 4$2,441,048-39%3,602--$678$46,637,7561Weinstein / Dimension
2Ice Age: The Meltdown$1,721,046-44%3,873-96$444$152,034,2383Fox
3The Wild$922,679-43%2,854--$323$12,217,3221Disney
4The Benchwarmers$875,389-40%3,2828$267$38,225,2002Sony / Columbia
5Take the Lead$640,023-26%3,0090$213$24,109,2382New Line
6Inside Man$507,190-21%2,477-390$205$76,576,7844Universal
7Lucky Number Slevin$470,164-15%1,9895$236$15,320,0732MGM / Weinstein
8Thank You for Smoking$355,357-15%1,015716$350$12,313,1795Fox Searchlight
9Failure to Launch$232,193-19%1,950-666$119$83,700,7886Paramount
10V for Vendetta$221,196-19%1,380-623$160$66,537,1185Warner Bros.