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, Aug. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bourne Ultimatum$6,057,591-10%3,660--$1,655$98,673,8461Universal
2The Simpsons Movie$2,632,720-15%3,9264$671$141,113,8462Fox
3Hairspray (2007)$1,559,313-11%3,115-6$501$85,753,3673New Line
4Underdog$1,443,913-14%3,013--$479$18,290,5801Disney
5I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$1,332,965-9%3,289-212$405$97,903,2613Universal
6Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$1,194,450-11%3,125-880$382$266,617,5124Warner Bros.
7No Reservations$938,827-7%2,4250$387$28,169,5442Warner Bros.
8Hot Rod$748,742-9%2,607--$287$8,791,0841Paramount
9Transformers$735,646-3%2,419-930$304$299,633,6905Paramount / DreamWorks
10Daddy Day Camp$710,379-8%2,184--$325$1,483,9690Sony / TriStar