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, May. 12 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 12 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Trek$6,505,134-13%3,849--$1,690$93,212,2651Paramount
2X-Men Origins: Wolverine$1,894,162-4%4,1023$462$132,902,3782Fox
3Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$831,15611%3,1750$262$31,635,0362Warner Bros. / New Line
4Obsessed$480,699-1%2,60288$185$57,170,3533Sony / Screen Gems
5The Soloist$322,9787%2,09057$155$24,469,1363Paramount / DreamWorks
6Next Day Air$316,839-16%1,138--$278$4,807,2891Summit
7Earth (2009)$286,37826%1,794-10$160$26,775,0013Disneynature
817 Again$267,78515%2,903-352$92$54,499,3944Warner Bros. / New Line
9Monsters vs. Aliens$191,3763%2,185-441$88$187,157,8257Paramount / DreamWorks
10Fighting$163,8820%1,933-379$85$20,779,8953Universal / Rogue