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, Aug. 20 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 20 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1District 9$3,603,669-7%3,049--$1,182$54,591,3421Sony / TriStar
2G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$2,068,299-5%4,0070$516$108,029,9362Paramount
3The Time Traveler's Wife$1,927,642-6%2,988--$645$27,423,3741Warner Bros. / New Line
4Julie & Julia$1,683,254-3%2,3540$715$50,292,9902Sony / Columbia
5G-Force$966,4401%3,065-417$315$103,110,9214Disney
6Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$688,352-1%2,771-684$248$286,761,7695Warner Bros.
7The Ugly Truth$601,231-5%2,733-242$220$80,034,7184Sony / Columbia
8The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$584,617-12%1,838--$318$8,536,2611Paramount Vantage
9(500) Days of Summer$421,114-8%1,048231$402$19,795,4695Fox Searchlight
10Funny People$374,476-10%2,584-424$145$49,628,4093Universal