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, May. 7 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 7 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Trek$4,000,938--3,849--$1,039$4,000,9380Paramount
2X-Men Origins: Wolverine$3,471,507-13%4,099--$847$102,624,0481Fox
3Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$1,054,206-6%3,175--$332$19,795,7321Warner Bros. / New Line
4Obsessed$629,583-4%2,5140$250$49,645,6432Sony / Screen Gems
5Earth (2009)$435,0288%1,8040$241$23,595,6602Disneynature
6The Soloist$406,247-8%2,0339$200$19,895,9452Paramount / DreamWorks
717 Again$295,464-5%3,2550$91$49,766,6263Warner Bros. / New Line
8State of Play$256,875-12%2,445-362$105$32,067,9813Universal
9Fighting$242,994-12%2,3123$105$18,441,9142Universal / Rogue
10Monsters vs. Aliens$223,612-23%2,626-732$85$183,520,1796Paramount / DreamWorks