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, Mar. 1 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 1 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$1,178,03419%3,571-4$330$123,600,9973Sony / Columbia
2Diary of a Mad Black Woman$1,045,931-17%1,483--$705$24,216,8911Lionsgate
3Million Dollar Baby$968,55312%2,12520$456$66,693,02911Warner Bros.
4Constantine$924,6526%3,0060$308$52,775,2892Warner Bros.
5Cursed$496,1715%2,805--$177$10,600,7621Miramax / Dimension
6Man of the House (2005)$427,28411%2,422--$176$9,728,1861Sony / Columbia
7Because of Winn-Dixie$330,14913%3,1880$104$22,897,2552Fox
8The Aviator (2004)$270,9326%1,579-131$172$94,200,56610Miramax
9Son of the Mask$238,30826%2,9660$80$14,451,5782New Line
10Sideways$235,09317%1,229-71$191$63,604,88019Fox Searchlight