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 Wed, Aug. 8 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 8 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bourne Ultimatum$6,734,600-10%3,660--$1,840$92,616,2551Universal
2The Simpsons Movie$3,080,262-9%3,9264$785$138,481,1262Fox
3Hairspray (2007)$1,742,481-2%3,115-6$559$84,194,0543New Line
4Underdog$1,679,249-6%3,013--$557$16,846,6671Disney
5I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$1,464,242-6%3,289-212$445$96,570,2963Universal
6Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$1,342,702-6%3,125-880$430$265,423,0624Warner Bros.
7No Reservations$1,004,825-3%2,4250$414$27,230,7172Warner Bros.
8Hot Rod$822,211-8%2,607--$315$8,042,3421Paramount
9Daddy Day Camp$773,590--2,184--$354$773,5900Sony / TriStar
10Transformers$755,539-9%2,419-930$312$298,898,0445Paramount / DreamWorks