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. 29 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 29 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$18,290,628-6%3,4564$5,292$250,593,9532Fox
2Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$12,532,0354%3,700--$3,387$100,355,6191Fox
3Sherlock Holmes$10,217,042-9%3,626--$2,818$83,687,5321Warner Bros.
4It's Complicated$4,273,1050%2,887--$1,480$30,646,6851Universal
5The Princess and the Frog$3,364,47710%3,4750$968$70,112,6173Disney
6The Blind Side$2,980,0006%2,766-641$1,077$189,918,3416Warner Bros.
7Up in the Air$2,226,000-2%1,8951720$1,175$28,525,8774Paramount
8Did You Hear About the Morgans?$1,210,0009%2,7180$445$17,917,3082Sony / Columbia
9Nine$1,027,338-6%1,4121408$728$7,919,4702The Weinstein Company
10The Twilight Saga: New Moon$957,0000%1,593-1049$601$282,880,6236Summit