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 Mon, Nov. 2 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 2 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Michael Jackson's This Is It$2,455,691-71%3,481--$705$36,896,5991Sony / Columbia
2Paranormal Activity$1,186,166-69%2,404459$493$85,811,8453Paramount
3Law Abiding Citizen$775,220-65%2,764-126$280$52,256,8823Overture
4Couples Retreat$590,691-68%3,026-48$195$87,618,3464Universal
5Where the Wild Things Are$578,523-75%3,645-90$159$63,231,0303Warner Bros.
6Saw VI$443,869-65%3,0360$146$22,976,7602Lionsgate
7The Stepfather (2009)$275,486-67%2,346-388$117$24,831,1723Sony / Screen Gems
8Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$275,254-73%2,7540$100$11,083,4712Universal
9Astro Boy$270,702-82%3,0206$90$11,587,6422Summit
10Amelia$255,991-69%1,070250$239$8,596,4992Fox Searchlight