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, Jan. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$1,279,360-4%2,605--$491$19,674,3571New Line
2Along Came Polly$854,5392%2,99511$285$54,960,1252Universal
3The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$546,1924%2,558-445$214$338,896,9086New Line
4Big Fish$461,3820%2,438-76$189$49,858,6757Sony / Columbia
5Cold Mountain$458,57915%2,8020$164$73,443,3525Miramax
6Mystic River$432,58724%1,3271194$326$59,560,64415Warner Bros.
7Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$375,796-7%2,711--$139$8,101,1941DreamWorks
8Something's Gotta Give$374,75826%2,143-359$175$107,723,3547Sony / Columbia
9Cheaper by the Dozen$285,543-7%2,810-215$102$123,123,0235Fox
10Torque$238,313-7%2,4630$97$17,772,1372Warner Bros.