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 Thu, Aug. 21 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 21 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$2,698,743-7%3,3190$813$49,567,8441Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Dark Knight$1,726,575-4%3,508-354$492$478,882,3005Warner Bros.
3Pineapple Express$1,175,130-8%3,003-69$391$68,326,8272Sony / Columbia
4Mamma Mia!$983,099-9%2,771-260$355$120,153,3715Universal
5Star Wars: The Clone Wars$942,290-13%3,452--$273$19,336,9601Warner Bros.
6Mirrors$832,043-8%2,664--$312$15,201,1321Fox
7The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$773,866-4%3,363-415$230$89,743,6303Universal
8The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$771,088-8%2,603-104$296$35,515,3132Warner Bros.
9Step Brothers$566,632-7%2,369-615$239$93,281,2064Sony / Columbia
10The Rocker$473,380-18%2,627--$180$1,050,5270Fox