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, Feb. 8 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 8 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Because I Said So$808,479-6%2,526--$320$16,585,7601Universal
2The Messengers$617,0611%2,528--$244$17,524,2181Sony / Screen Gems
3Smokin' Aces$522,009-4%2,2191$235$27,058,2772Universal
4Pan's Labyrinth$326,0343%1,082259$301$23,039,0066Picturehouse
5Night at the Museum$323,0450%3,003-238$108$226,397,0577Fox
6Epic Movie$309,794-5%2,84039$109$31,023,9722Fox
7Dreamgirls$308,660-3%2,79712$110$94,031,4006Paramount / DreamWorks
8The Queen$273,7930%1,85020$148$46,475,88019Miramax
9The Pursuit of Happyness$224,1301%2,233-455$100$158,135,2608Sony / Columbia
10Stomp the Yard$197,786-1%2,16954$91$56,726,0434Sony / Screen Gems