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 Fri, Mar. 20 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 20 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Knowing$8,969,294--3,332--$2,692$8,969,2941Summit
2I Love You, Man$6,298,298--2,711--$2,323$6,298,2981Paramount / DreamWorks
3Duplicity$4,684,366--2,574--$1,820$4,684,3661Universal
4Race to Witch Mountain$3,764,603108%3,1870$1,181$35,474,8442Disney
5Watchmen$1,998,34348%3,510-101$569$93,340,3873Warner Bros.
6The Last House on the Left (2009)$1,970,655105%2,4021$820$20,098,6142Universal / Rogue
7Taken$1,347,599118%2,661-197$506$130,379,0298Fox
8Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$814,313115%1,835-368$444$85,513,6065Lionsgate
9Slumdog Millionaire$792,12763%2,067-511$383$135,293,91719Fox Searchlight
10Coraline$619,57760%1,431-337$433$71,327,7487Focus