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, Aug. 18 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 18 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$3,590,988-55%3,319--$1,082$40,436,7171Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Dark Knight$2,112,896-55%3,590-435$589$473,201,3195Warner Bros.
3Pineapple Express$1,560,204-49%3,0720$508$64,301,0712Sony / Columbia
4Star Wars: The Clone Wars$1,366,600-59%3,452--$396$15,977,3271Warner Bros.
5Mirrors$1,171,980-59%2,664--$440$12,333,2791Fox
6Mamma Mia!$928,572-46%2,771-423$335$116,941,1925Universal
7The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$924,123-61%3,363-415$275$87,170,0753Universal
8The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$893,392-43%2,7147$329$32,898,9902Warner Bros.
9Step Brothers$691,052-51%2,648-534$261$91,383,1044Sony / Columbia
10Journey to the Center of the Earth$429,563-56%1,405-565$306$88,438,3476Warner Bros. / New Line