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, Jan. 12 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 12 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$1,763,515-14%3,5273$500$209,958,3373Universal
2White Noise$1,073,180-20%2,261--$475$27,957,1521Universal
3The Aviator (2004)$579,317-9%1,86771$310$44,595,6273Miramax
4Ocean's Twelve$403,301-4%3,010-280$134$116,531,0095Warner Bros.
5Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$367,642-6%3,343-280$110$106,697,9994Paramount
6Spanglish$312,354-7%2,58798$121$38,461,1904Sony / Columbia
7The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$248,757-15%1,1050$225$20,260,0975Disney
8National Treasure$248,612-11%2,177-105$114$161,301,5818Disney
9Finding Neverland$196,465-6%1,077--$182$25,437,1399Miramax
10Fat Albert$191,344-5%2,675-69$72$41,613,4643Fox