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, Oct. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$1,753,4878%3,0170$581$60,356,6132Warner Bros.
2Man of the Year (2006)$856,5473%2,515--$341$13,984,5581Universal
3The Grudge 2$722,998-13%3,211--$225$22,381,3001Sony / Columbia
4Open Season (2006)$517,274-19%3,687-146$140$60,425,0893Sony / Columbia
5The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$502,112-7%2,8200$178$31,238,7382New Line
6The Guardian (2006)$471,56510%3,044-197$155$42,037,7653Disney
7The Marine$460,685-1%2,545--$181$8,064,6261Fox
8Employee of the Month$365,164-4%2,5790$142$20,329,8332Lionsgate
9jackass: number two$303,198-5%2,330-677$130$68,999,1814Paramount
10School for Scoundrels (2006)$97,080-2%1,406-1601$69$16,565,4893MGM / Weinstein