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, Jan. 25 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 25 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamgirls$686,7331%2,214307$310$80,037,7754Paramount / DreamWorks
2Night at the Museum$616,6429%3,483-129$177$207,291,3525Fox
3Stomp the Yard$571,67113%2,0510$279$42,854,9162Sony / Screen Gems
4The Pursuit of Happyness$485,2155%3,066-103$158$147,946,4756Sony / Columbia
5The Queen$472,9011%1,5861242$298$37,183,40617Miramax
6The Hitcher (2007)$453,6311%2,831--$160$9,802,1551Rogue
7Freedom Writers$357,58117%2,286107$156$27,796,4103Paramount
8Children of Men$312,2590%1,52416$205$28,728,6473Universal
9Alpha Dog$258,8253%1,2923$200$12,877,6322Universal
10Charlotte's Web (2006)$167,03316%1,915-598$87$77,370,2066Paramount