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, Apr. 19 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 19 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 4$2,046,842-16%3,602--$568$48,684,5981Weinstein / Dimension
2Ice Age: The Meltdown$1,557,104-10%3,873-96$402$153,591,3423Fox
3The Wild$860,382-7%2,854--$301$13,077,7041Disney
4The Benchwarmers$810,023-7%3,2828$247$39,035,2232Sony / Columbia
5Take the Lead$595,166-7%3,0090$198$24,704,4042New Line
6Inside Man$483,308-5%2,477-390$195$77,060,0924Universal
7Lucky Number Slevin$438,878-7%1,9895$221$15,758,9512MGM / Weinstein
8Thank You for Smoking$345,083-3%1,015716$340$12,658,2625Fox Searchlight
9Failure to Launch$244,5605%1,950-666$125$83,945,3486Paramount
10V for Vendetta$209,634-5%1,380-623$152$66,746,7525Warner Bros.