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 Sun, Jan. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$5,448,610-41%3,50525$1,555$106,661,7782Fox
2Bedtime Stories$4,394,279-42%3,6843$1,193$85,537,3562Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$4,367,038-40%2,9880$1,462$79,295,0622Paramount
4Valkyrie$3,158,142-42%2,77867$1,137$60,743,9262MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$3,084,033-42%3,4340$898$79,508,8163Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$2,134,083-47%2,7580$774$60,144,5213Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$1,638,339-35%3,091-16$530$43,712,4763Universal
8Doubt$1,200,817-39%1,28720$933$18,704,7014Miramax
9The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$1,128,311-43%2,337-65$483$74,424,1424Fox
10Twilight (2008)$1,095,710-39%1,88839$580$176,922,6217Summit