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 Mon, May. 23 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 23 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$14,352,026-58%3,661--$3,920$172,800,7021Fox
2Monster-in-Law$1,535,647-61%3,4240$448$45,715,4562New Line
3Kicking & Screaming$1,021,741-67%3,47015$294$35,219,4882Universal
4Crash (2005)$698,165-58%1,90529$366$28,347,7343Lionsgate
5Unleashed$533,763-60%1,9625$272$18,389,3722Rogue
6Kingdom of Heaven$485,665-57%2,808-411$173$41,703,9653Fox
7House of Wax$374,336-59%2,766-345$135$27,289,7543Warner Bros.
8The Interpreter$323,522-57%2,164-438$150$65,729,0185Universal
9The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$254,124-59%2,211-559$115$47,156,7124Disney
10Mindhunters$128,473-60%1,0400$124$3,694,0712Dimension Films