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 Thu, Dec. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$17,019,727-51%3,703--$4,596$51,470,0480New Line
2Something's Gotta Give$1,445,2781%2,677--$540$22,013,1181Sony / Columbia
3The Last Samurai$1,062,374-5%2,9080$365$51,719,0242Warner Bros.
4Stuck on You$545,1592%3,003--$182$11,699,3801Fox
5Bad Santa$529,7508%2,540449$209$37,818,6663Miramax / Dimension
6Elf$512,65717%2,876-243$178$149,330,8496New Line
7Love Don't Cost a Thing$313,53618%1,844--$170$7,441,6401Warner Bros.
8The Haunted Mansion$293,52211%3,001-121$98$54,875,0233Disney
9Honey (2003)$279,1357%1,928-14$145$20,890,2092Universal
10Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$231,71811%2,320-1089$100$91,615,6554Universal