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. 10 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 10 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Disney's A Christmas Carol$2,412,11050%3,683--$655$34,074,4491Disney
2Michael Jackson's This Is It$1,357,74439%3,4810$390$59,347,0882Sony / Columbia
3The Men Who Stare at Goats$1,217,11033%2,443--$498$14,838,2951Overture
4The Fourth Kind$1,085,71641%2,527--$430$14,087,3391Universal
5Paranormal Activity$745,77943%2,558154$292$98,372,4564Paramount
6Law Abiding Citizen$705,95741%2,474-290$285$61,907,5284Overture
7The Box$702,04847%2,635--$266$8,751,8991Warner Bros.
8Couples Retreat$600,48856%2,857-169$210$96,668,6585Universal
9Where the Wild Things Are$368,30043%2,756-889$134$69,850,0164Warner Bros.
10Amelia$228,19949%1,030-40$222$11,727,9783Fox Searchlight