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, Sep. 3 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 3 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Final Destination$1,608,798-4%3,121--$515$35,141,1681Warner Bros. / New Line
2Inglourious Basterds$1,547,278-8%3,1650$489$80,193,6852Weinstein Company
3District 9$887,403-1%3,180130$279$94,274,1033Sony / TriStar
4Julie & Julia$743,9402%2,50340$297$73,646,0024Sony / Columbia
5Halloween II (2009)$740,931-7%3,025--$245$20,054,4431Weinstein / Dimension
6The Time Traveler's Wife$587,7781%2,961-27$199$50,345,6263Warner Bros. / New Line
7G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$494,6741%3,467-486$143$134,315,1574Paramount
8Shorts$259,733-3%3,1050$84$14,429,7192Warner Bros.
9Taking Woodstock$219,787-8%1,3931391$158$4,526,5871Focus Features
10Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$207,8745%1,508-428$138$295,116,6707Warner Bros.