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, Dec. 18 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Am Legend$6,503,861-13%3,606--$1,804$91,181,2851Warner Bros.
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$2,500,168-5%3,475--$719$49,448,6821Fox
3The Golden Compass$889,2994%3,5280$252$42,519,8892New Line
4Enchanted$536,7396%3,066-454$175$92,843,3264Disney
5No Country for Old Men$405,1669%1,34824$301$34,188,4676Miramax
6August Rush$231,7416%2,007-303$115$28,498,4774Warner Bros.
7Fred Claus$206,3606%2,750-435$75$69,284,5046Warner Bros.
8Beowulf$189,2232%1,659-1317$114$79,632,7525Paramount
9This Christmas$184,1231%1,92142$96$46,368,9444Sony / Screen Gems
10Awake$160,4476%1,442-581$111$13,382,2533MGM / Weinstein