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 Tue, Sep. 23 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 23 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lakeview Terrace$1,040,7373%2,464--$422$17,058,4411Sony / Screen Gems
2Burn After Reading$907,30115%2,6576$341$37,834,2352Focus
3Righteous Kill$701,30916%3,1520$222$29,839,2192Overture
4My Best Friend's Girl$700,80915%2,604--$269$9,577,6891Lionsgate
5The Women (2008)$599,39431%2,99533$200$20,378,3122Picturehouse
6Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$407,528-7%2,0700$197$28,977,0102Lionsgate
7Ghost Town (2008)$355,79811%1,505--$236$5,689,1561Paramount / DreamWorks
8Igor$263,802-7%2,339--$113$8,349,3551MGM
9The Dark Knight$235,8219%1,905-286$124$522,357,17710Warner Bros.
10Tropic Thunder$206,36511%2,333-594$88$107,196,1126Paramount / DreamWorks