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, Nov. 3 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 3 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Michael Jackson's This Is It$2,673,3449%3,481--$768$39,569,9431Sony / Columbia
2Paranormal Activity$1,130,178-5%2,404459$470$86,942,0233Paramount
3Law Abiding Citizen$902,50716%2,764-126$327$53,159,3893Overture
4Where the Wild Things Are$713,15923%3,645-90$196$63,944,1893Warner Bros.
5Couples Retreat$680,62015%3,026-48$225$88,298,9664Universal
6Saw VI$481,5528%3,0360$159$23,458,3122Lionsgate
7Astro Boy$406,42850%3,0206$135$11,994,0702Summit
8Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$397,49157%2,322-419$171$119,254,5997Sony / Columbia
9Amelia$342,40634%1,070250$320$8,938,9052Fox Searchlight
10Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$302,95810%2,7540$110$11,386,4292Universal