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, Dec. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Twilight Saga: New Moon$2,394,9750%4,04218$593$235,728,7672Summit
2The Blind Side$2,317,38612%3,14030$738$104,620,4012Warner Bros.
32012$1,034,4237%3,44436$300$140,449,8263Sony / Columbia
4Ninja Assassin$997,1836%2,503--$398$23,127,9061Warner Bros.
5Old Dogs$814,45112%3,425--$238$25,770,3951Disney
6Disney's A Christmas Carol$652,0674%3,013-565$216$106,207,3894Disney
7Planet 51$301,160-7%3,0350$99$29,112,9752Sony / TriStar
8Fantastic Mr. Fox$299,326-4%2,0332029$147$10,635,5633Fox
9The Men Who Stare at Goats$92,4124%1,119-937$83$30,701,9714Overture