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 Thu, Oct. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Flightplan$1,024,3787%3,4240$299$50,151,7702Disney
2A History of Violence$630,5545%1,340--$471$11,327,1422New Line
3Serenity$589,2656%2,188--$269$12,668,2741Universal
4Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$543,5780%3,2040$170$35,603,9732Warner Bros.
5Into the Blue$477,79710%2,789--$171$9,072,6141Sony / Columbia
6Just Like Heaven$440,8869%3,54334$124$40,167,1663DreamWorks
7The Exorcism of Emily Rose$286,0878%3,004-41$95$69,687,3544Sony / Screen Gems
8The 40-Year-Old Virgin$279,8738%2,152-429$130$102,484,7747Universal
9The Greatest Game Ever Played$260,786-1%1,014--$257$4,775,9661Disney
10Lord of War$235,3464%2,125-689$111$22,595,2703Lionsgate