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 Sun, May. 16 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 16 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Troy$12,752,434-25%3,411--$3,739$46,864,3241Warner Bros.
2Van Helsing$5,619,669-36%3,5805$1,570$85,094,8782Universal
3Mean Girls$2,520,658-43%3,01543$836$55,404,4633Paramount
4Man on Fire (2004)$1,405,119-37%2,650-196$530$64,170,9254Fox
5Breakin' All the Rules$1,223,431-41%1,318--$928$5,088,9331Sony / Screen Gems
613 Going on 30$1,031,791-43%2,656-502$388$48,519,8494Sony / Columbia
7New York Minute$1,023,640-39%3,0060$341$10,783,1532Warner Bros.
8Kill Bill Vol. 2$500,920-23%1,401-551$358$60,855,4335Miramax
9Laws of Attraction$477,141-47%2,003-446$238$15,311,8033New Line
10Godsend$273,745-33%1,291-1032$212$13,422,3953Lionsgate