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 Fri, May. 9 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 9 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$14,873,497179%4,1116$3,618$141,509,4122Paramount
2What Happens in Vegas$7,171,480--3,215--$2,231$7,171,4801Fox
3Speed Racer$6,192,104--3,606--$1,717$6,192,1041Warner Bros.
4Made of Honor$2,396,120146%2,7345$876$21,070,4322Sony / Columbia
5Baby Mama$1,890,766191%2,62779$720$36,501,8333Universal
6Forgetting Sarah Marshall$1,188,497107%2,376-496$500$48,132,3334Universal
7Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$1,063,644101%2,264-281$470$28,625,4493Warner Bros. / New Line
8The Forbidden Kingdom$541,98972%1,724-1236$314$46,904,4064Lionsgate
9Prom Night (2008)$372,765244%1,465-969$254$42,141,9665Sony / Screen Gems
10Redbelt$330,003--1,379--$239$393,3642Sony Classics