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 Wed, Jul. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$8,755,169-9%4,306-60$2,033$342,686,6962Warner Bros.
2Step Brothers$3,631,344-11%3,094--$1,174$43,231,0291Sony / Columbia
3Mamma Mia!$3,199,7180%2,99014$1,070$71,775,6592Universal
4Journey to the Center of the Earth$1,458,553-2%2,688-142$543$64,776,4233Warner Bros. / New Line
5WALL-E$1,067,890-1%3,044-266$351$198,400,1075Disney
6Hancock$1,052,102-7%3,309-467$318$209,744,6544Sony / Columbia
7The X-Files: I Want to Believe$838,225-14%3,185--$263$12,849,3181Fox
8Space Chimps$819,8676%2,53827$323$18,443,1962Fox
9Hellboy II: The Golden Army$648,437-7%3,018-194$215$68,096,1763Universal
10Wanted (2008)$358,820-5%1,750-683$205$129,731,9885Universal