Grosses

'Heaven Is For Real' Takes First Place with $3.7 Million; 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Crosses $170 Million DomesticallyApril 17, 2014 06:55 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real bowed to a strong $3.7 million on Wednesday, claiming first place in the process. That figure tops the $3.64 million Friday debut of April 2011's Soul Surfer, a fellow faith-based film also distributed by Sony. With Easter weekend still ahead and a strong push for pre-sales among church crowds, Heaven is set to post a very healthy 5-day opening.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier grabbed another $3.52 million yesterday as it slipped into second place. That figure was down 25 percent from Tuesday and just 27 percent from Wednesday of last week. Through 13 days of release, Winter Soldier's $170.6 million domestic take is 12 percent ahead of Thor: The Dark World at the same point.

Rio 2 dropped 29 percent from Tuesday to add $3.03 million yesterday. The animated sequel's 6-day take is $49.3 million, or about 2 percent behind the pace of the 2011 original film.

Kevin Costner's Draft Day earned $0.83 million on Wednesday, off 34 percent from Tuesday. The sports drama's 6-day gross is $12.7 million, about 15 percent behind Costner's 3 Days to Kill.

Rounding out the top five, Oculus posted a 24 percent decline from Tuesday as it took in $0.87 million yesterday. The horror flick's 6-day tally is $14.97 million--3 percent ahead of House at the End of the Street.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Feb. 4 2011

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 4 2011LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Roommate$6,424,707--2,534--$2,535$6,424,7071Sony / Screen Gems
2Sanctum$3,567,360--2,787--$1,280$3,567,3601Universal
3No Strings Attached$2,944,117189%3,05028$965$46,331,9883Paramount
4The King's Speech$2,318,631146%2,58427$897$78,133,82211Weinstein Company
5The Rite$1,936,469157%2,9850$649$20,048,6922Warner Bros. / New Line
6The Mechanic$1,791,687135%2,7041$663$16,501,9532CBS Films
7The Green Hornet$1,765,816173%3,033-491$582$82,888,2094Sony / Columbia
8True Grit (2010)$1,444,377175%2,902-218$498$151,706,7797Paramount
9The Dilemma$1,132,525200%2,545-360$445$43,423,9954Universal
10Black Swan$1,070,534134%1,977-338$541$93,558,39110Fox Searchlight
11The Fighter$886,657170%1,662-252$533$80,449,2229Paramount
12Yogi Bear$441,812163%1,807-326$245$93,559,7598Warner Bros.
13Tangled$397,029130%1,369-220$290$190,619,70411Disney
14Little Fockers$379,555147%1,355-696$280$145,681,8607Universal
15TRON: Legacy$368,543105%1,040-465$354$167,762,7908Disney

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleFri, Feb. 4 2011LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1127 Hours$453,506125%899-17$504$14,783,95514Fox Searchlight
2Blue Valentine (2010)$252,810127%45035$562$6,735,2156Weinstein Company
3From Prada to Nada$204,239217%2615$783$1,552,8102Lionsgate / Pantelion
4Country Strong$200,08485%948-339$211$19,400,2197Sony / Screen Gems
5Biutiful$186,896348%179120$1,044$968,1666Roadside Attractions
6The Company Men$168,370212%23120$729$1,918,3363Weinstein Company
7The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader$134,352125%514-218$261$102,165,3479Fox
8Gulliver's Travels (2010)$112,580119%495-158$227$41,250,6947Fox
9Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1$96,819119%365-100$265$292,484,65512Warner Bros.
10Megamind$95,567186%290-10$330$147,174,67114Paramount / DreamWorks
11Season of the Witch$78,93624%492-618$160$24,036,8655Relativity Media
12The Social Network$73,932122%294-73$251$96,227,27619Sony / Columbia
13The Tourist$53,161--231-197$230$66,740,8179Sony / Columbia
14The Way Back$45,240-19%145-450$312$2,436,1133Newmarket Films
15Unstoppable (2010)$40,562139%202-48$201$81,113,86613Fox
16Rabbit Hole$36,15283%1317$276$1,637,1708Lionsgate
17Burlesque$26,759--178-60$150$39,379,64611Sony / Screen Gems
18Fair Game (2010)$17,931652%149109$120$9,439,22914Summit

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleFri, Feb. 4 2011LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hubble 3D$29,45445%485$614$21,140,08347Warner Bros. / IMAX
2Somewhere (2010)$18,42650%46-14$401$1,562,5797Focus
3Winter's Bone$9,948306%347$293$6,328,74035Roadside Attractions
4Faster (2010)$9,87178%87-27$113$23,202,13311CBS Films
5Love and Other Drugs$9,71117%46-71$211$32,313,17211Fox
6Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries)$7,77181%42-33$185$545,9443UTV Communications
7I Love You Phillip Morris$5,93020%39-10$152$1,904,99610Roadside Attractions
8The Heart Specialist$5,37221%56-63$96$1,083,3424Freestyle
9Waiting for Forever$2,786--3--$929$2,7861Freestyle
10Summer Wars$81728%41$204$74,9567GKIDS