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, Jan. 8 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 8 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$1,263,829-9%2,9880$423$84,878,3862Paramount
2Marley & Me$1,234,064-11%3,50525$352$112,357,3882Fox
3Valkyrie$866,051-15%2,77867$312$64,846,1272MGM / United Artists
4Yes Man$790,683-13%3,4340$230$83,258,8093Warner Bros.
5Bedtime Stories$625,654-8%3,6843$170$88,628,4402Disney
6Seven Pounds$617,012-9%2,7580$224$62,926,5013Sony / Columbia
7Twilight (2008)$439,68510%1,88839$233$178,606,6377Summit
8Doubt$413,860-6%1,28720$322$20,438,8854Miramax
9The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$303,754-7%2,337-65$130$75,780,1514Fox
10The Tale of Despereaux$277,4526%3,091-16$90$44,901,0783Universal