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, Jan. 8 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 8 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$1,309,350-79%3,730-38$351$165,154,3113Fox
2Children of Men$822,600-68%1,2091193$680$12,628,1471Universal
3The Pursuit of Happyness$795,653-74%3,027157$263$124,831,1444Sony / Columbia
4Freedom Writers$489,584-76%1,360--$360$9,894,4481Paramount
5The Good Shepherd$462,821-71%2,25032$206$48,805,1663Universal
6Rocky Balboa$401,675-73%3,018-1$133$61,045,8603MGM
7Charlotte's Web (2006)$347,717-82%3,303-442$105$67,312,2964Paramount
8Blood Diamond$333,449-67%1,510-410$221$44,227,1595Warner Bros.
9Happily N'Ever After$312,908-82%2,381--$131$6,920,8151Lionsgate
10Eragon$301,002-78%2,625-360$115$67,345,5454Fox