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. 31 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 31 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$7,509,777-22%3,7030$2,028$249,447,3132New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$6,612,641-6%3,298--$2,005$55,619,1191Fox
3Something's Gotta Give$4,026,18347%2,70932$1,486$65,226,5813Sony / Columbia
4Cold Mountain$3,602,76031%2,163--$1,666$28,053,7081Miramax
5Peter Pan (2003)$2,180,925-21%2,813--$775$22,112,7161Universal
6Mona Lisa Smile$2,144,402-21%2,6770$801$38,593,8302Sony / Columbia
7Paycheck$1,988,597-10%2,762--$720$25,020,2671Paramount
8The Last Samurai$1,696,956-12%2,557-381$664$79,724,9944Warner Bros.
9Elf$835,515-23%2,015-436$415$167,573,6678New Line
10The Haunted Mansion$702,292-16%1,622-792$433$67,017,2555Disney