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, Mar. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pacifier$1,438,7006%3,131--$460$34,922,9111Disney
2Be Cool$1,139,597-3%3,216--$354$27,107,9661MGM
3Hitch$782,1613%3,438-133$228$140,278,1184Sony / Columbia
4Million Dollar Baby$620,1601%2,350225$264$78,372,40012Warner Bros.
5Constantine$494,552-2%2,758-248$179$62,167,3823Warner Bros.
6Diary of a Mad Black Woman$468,0891%1,703220$275$38,649,0652Lionsgate
7The Jacket$232,5400%1,331--$175$3,430,1551Warner Independent
8Cursed$224,2630%2,8050$80$15,972,0492Miramax / Dimension
9Because of Winn-Dixie$209,20218%2,506-682$83$27,355,0583Fox
10Man of the House (2005)$196,0845%2,4220$81$14,549,9112Sony / Columbia