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 Wed, Nov. 11 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 11 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Disney's A Christmas Carol$5,355,923122%3,683--$1,454$39,430,3721Disney
2Michael Jackson's This Is It$1,978,41746%3,4810$568$61,325,5052Sony / Columbia
3The Men Who Stare at Goats$1,516,65025%2,443--$621$16,354,9451Overture
4The Fourth Kind$1,200,11211%2,527--$475$15,287,4511Universal
5Law Abiding Citizen$955,60235%2,474-290$386$62,863,1304Overture
6Where the Wild Things Are$918,401149%2,756-889$333$70,768,4174Warner Bros.
7The Box$863,57223%2,635--$328$9,615,4711Warner Bros.
8Paranormal Activity$820,67010%2,558154$321$99,193,1264Paramount
9Couples Retreat$799,38333%2,857-169$280$97,468,0415Universal
10Astro Boy$756,794381%1,918-1102$395$16,150,1773Summit