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 Tue, Aug. 11 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 11 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$5,960,077-7%4,007--$1,487$67,078,6751Paramount
2Julie & Julia$3,074,90711%2,354--$1,306$25,864,5921Sony / Columbia
3G-Force$1,648,56713%3,482-215$473$89,285,7823Disney
4Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$1,316,2452%3,455-938$381$276,456,0024Warner Bros.
5Funny People$1,204,939-1%3,0081$401$42,961,7672Universal
6The Ugly Truth$1,170,87211%2,97593$394$71,059,8083Sony / Columbia
7A Perfect Getaway$786,2184%2,159--$364$7,490,2471Universal / Rogue
8Aliens in the Attic$768,12620%3,1082$247$17,719,9302Fox
9Orphan$538,103-1%2,270-480$237$35,851,7363Warner Bros.
10Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$473,37913%1,727-1030$274$188,762,1526Fox