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 Thu, Dec. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rocky Balboa$3,489,584-44%2,752--$1,268$9,694,0730MGM
2The Pursuit of Happyness$3,204,31614%2,852--$1,124$38,286,2911Sony / Columbia
3Charlotte's Web (2006)$2,336,24816%3,566--$655$18,810,0151Paramount
4Eragon$1,976,32013%3,020--$654$30,495,9531Fox
5Happy Feet$1,545,50830%3,335-315$463$153,963,8115Warner Bros.
6The Holiday$1,406,94512%2,6144$538$30,093,8792Sony / Columbia
7The Nativity Story$1,194,01417%2,574-509$464$26,694,1053New Line
8Apocalypto$884,4526%2,4650$359$31,723,2002Disney
9Blood Diamond$867,0894%1,9100$454$22,001,5632Warner Bros.
10Casino Royale (2006)$864,06915%2,214-947$390$140,569,9545Sony / Columbia