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, Jan. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Smokin' Aces$1,053,214-7%2,218--$475$16,822,1351Universal
2Epic Movie$630,128-17%2,801--$225$20,002,8851Fox
3Dreamgirls$532,29211%2,785571$191$87,792,5995Paramount / DreamWorks
4Catch and Release$449,83710%1,622--$277$8,517,0891Sony / Columbia
5The Queen$429,92024%1,830244$235$41,975,43218Miramax
6Night at the Museum$429,408-8%3,241-242$132$217,744,1936Fox
7The Pursuit of Happyness$346,15110%2,688-378$129$153,588,8907Sony / Columbia
8Stomp the Yard$309,208-12%2,11564$146$51,200,3183Sony / Screen Gems
9The Departed$278,15110%1,4531326$191$125,777,02317Warner Bros.
10The Hitcher (2007)$250,040-1%2,8365$88$13,938,9082Rogue