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, Nov. 16 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 16 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$929,661-8%3,6584$254$83,445,4772Disney
2Derailed$769,675-8%2,443--$315$14,606,4351The Weinstein Company
3Jarhead$734,096-9%2,44837$300$48,853,2862Universal
4Get Rich or Die Tryin'$534,730-17%1,6520$324$19,643,6611Paramount
5Saw II$503,082-6%2,9490$171$75,475,2553Lionsgate
6Zathura$408,997-9%3,223--$127$14,786,0061Sony / Columbia
7The Legend of Zorro$288,223-12%3,053-467$94$40,198,9903Sony / Columbia
8Prime$240,8520%1,781-56$135$19,614,1173Universal
9Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$173,178-1%2,735118$63$29,367,2964DreamWorks
10The Weather Man$132,585-3%1,250-260$106$11,769,5683Paramount