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, Nov. 16 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 16 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$1,967,822-8%3,9330$500$147,363,5682Disney
2The Polar Express$1,310,9278%3,650--$359$33,156,8541Warner Bros.
3After the Sunset$820,05410%2,819--$291$12,664,8601New Line
4Ray$556,9437%2,47411$225$53,598,9953Universal
5Saw$459,7911%2,4670$186$46,668,9333Lionsgate
6Seed of Chucky$385,903-14%2,061--$187$9,611,8951Rogue
7The Grudge$368,5654%2,816-520$131$99,972,1874Sony / Columbia
8Shall We Dance (2004)$358,54525%2,065-477$174$49,326,2475Miramax
9Alfie$244,07118%2,2150$110$11,551,7172Paramount
10Shark Tale$82,549-4%1,622-1195$51$157,698,6917DreamWorks