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 Mon, Apr. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Street Kings$1,000,088-70%2,467--$405$13,469,1541Fox Searchlight
2Prom Night (2008)$733,477-75%2,700--$272$21,538,6791Sony / Screen Gems
321$713,070-71%2,73683$261$62,453,3543Sony / Columbia
4Nim's Island$482,523-81%3,5185$137$25,872,2522Fox
5Leatherheads$386,842-73%2,7712$140$22,363,9922Universal
6Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$355,733-79%3,209-362$111$139,900,6775Fox
7The Ruins$287,398-69%2,8142$102$13,838,0452Paramount / DreamWorks
8Smart People$273,647-72%1,106--$247$4,366,2441Miramax
9Superhero Movie$192,804-77%2,526-439$76$21,498,8803MGM / Weinstein
1010,000 B.C.$118,519-71%1,550-785$76$91,874,9206Warner Bros.