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, May. 20 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 20 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$9,158,576-22%3,737--$2,451$20,945,2250DreamWorks
2Troy$3,211,6311%3,411--$942$62,035,8441Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$1,057,7844%3,5805$295$89,965,1772Universal
4Mean Girls$603,97515%3,01543$200$57,803,3533Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$362,0786%2,154-692$168$65,782,3174Fox
6Breakin' All the Rules$261,71613%1,318--$199$6,209,2241Sony / Screen Gems
713 Going on 30$244,27214%2,165-993$113$49,566,4844Sony / Columbia
8Kill Bill Vol. 2$187,24711%1,401-551$134$61,653,6715Miramax
9Laws of Attraction$154,23310%2,003-446$77$15,938,6563New Line
10New York Minute$109,25721%2,550-456$43$11,320,3912Warner Bros.