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, Sep. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transporter 2$1,129,570-68%3,303--$342$21,233,2811Fox
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$928,538-71%2,90133$320$72,814,6243Universal
3The Constant Gardener$570,835-75%1,346--$424$13,254,3391Focus
4The Brothers Grimm$451,984-75%3,09811$146$29,182,0542Miramax / Dimension
5Red Eye$435,587-76%3,13443$139$45,952,0743DreamWorks
6Four Brothers$358,874-73%2,435-214$147$64,711,4964Paramount
7Wedding Crashers$340,538-68%2,416-321$141$196,164,9588New Line
8March of the Penguins$265,790-82%2,506112$106$63,830,45511Warner Independent
9The Cave$208,621-74%2,1950$95$11,987,0542Sony / Screen Gems
10The Skeleton Key$194,738-74%2,414-370$81$43,973,4514Universal