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, Dec. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Yes Man$1,935,841-43%3,434--$564$27,214,1571Warner Bros.
2The Tale of Despereaux$1,520,758-39%3,104--$490$16,590,5111Universal
3Seven Pounds$1,460,471-33%2,758--$530$20,810,2671Sony / Columbia
4Four Christmases$1,215,688-25%3,515-25$346$104,514,8314Warner Bros. / New Line
5The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$1,163,984-32%3,5600$327$53,014,0232Fox
6Bolt$830,229-38%2,968-165$280$98,366,5165Disney
7Twilight (2008)$515,237-60%2,991-658$172$161,590,4085Summit
8Quantum of Solace$382,581-22%1,874-761$204$162,537,1226Sony / Columbia
9Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$350,218-34%2,007-761$174$173,787,5067Paramount / DreamWorks
10Australia$317,729-28%2,212-491$144$42,978,6434Fox