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, Dec. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$7,544,700-40%3,7030$2,037$157,684,5021New Line
2Something's Gotta Give$1,485,187-24%2,6770$555$38,629,0392Sony / Columbia
3Elf$1,265,104-33%2,451-425$516$159,526,5947New Line
4The Last Samurai$1,073,210-33%2,93830$365$63,520,9733Warner Bros.
5Mona Lisa Smile$1,050,568-54%2,677--$392$17,171,4861Sony / Columbia
6The Haunted Mansion$575,501-45%2,414-587$238$61,374,6704Disney
7Bad Santa$564,098-30%2,225-315$254$45,024,8604Miramax / Dimension
8Stuck on You$526,815-55%3,0074$175$19,744,5992Fox
9Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$349,912-48%2,121-199$165$95,552,8605Universal
10Love Don't Cost a Thing$282,042-51%1,8440$153$12,625,4732Warner Bros.