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, Apr. 15 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 15 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Street Kings$922,263-8%2,467--$374$14,391,4171Fox Searchlight
221$710,4910%2,73683$260$63,163,8453Sony / Columbia
3Prom Night (2008)$693,163-5%2,700--$257$22,231,8421Sony / Screen Gems
4Nim's Island$463,934-4%3,5185$132$26,336,1862Fox
5Leatherheads$416,9908%2,7712$150$22,780,9822Universal
6Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$349,285-2%3,209-362$109$140,249,9625Fox
7Smart People$300,02410%1,106--$271$4,666,2681Miramax
8The Ruins$275,333-4%2,8142$98$14,113,3782Paramount / DreamWorks
9Superhero Movie$176,041-9%2,526-439$70$21,674,9213MGM / Weinstein
1010,000 B.C.$119,4181%1,550-785$77$91,994,3386Warner Bros.