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, Dec. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$7,314,534-3%3,480--$2,102$65,558,1341Fox
2Bedtime Stories$6,581,8633%3,681--$1,788$51,005,2151Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$4,656,011-7%2,988--$1,558$48,382,7341Paramount
4Valkyrie$3,822,158-6%2,711--$1,410$37,413,7241MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$3,640,400-5%3,4340$1,060$57,278,8302Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$2,436,624-3%2,7580$883$43,700,8242Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$2,407,5616%3,1073$775$32,172,6562Universal
8The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$1,323,265-4%2,402-1158$551$66,174,7473Fox
9Twilight (2008)$1,297,4280%1,849-1142$702$169,925,4036Summit
10Bolt$1,106,51612%1,923-1045$575$104,519,8016Disney