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 Fri, May. 15 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 15 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Angels & Demons$16,471,673--3,527--$4,670$16,471,6731Sony / Columbia
2Star Trek$11,760,990110%3,86011$3,047$116,372,4272Paramount
3X-Men Origins: Wolverine$4,175,275148%3,892-210$1,073$140,465,8523Fox
4Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$2,133,952172%3,150-25$677$35,337,1833Warner Bros. / New Line
5Obsessed$1,516,354262%2,63432$576$59,536,5434Sony / Screen Gems
617 Again$960,119273%2,450-453$392$55,960,1675Warner Bros. / New Line
7Next Day Air$687,977154%1,1391$604$6,055,3492Summit
8The Soloist$661,333104%2,022-68$327$25,763,7314Paramount / DreamWorks
9Monsters vs. Aliens$587,919183%1,951-234$301$188,146,1478Paramount / DreamWorks
10Earth (2009)$444,32934%1,584-210$281$27,833,2414Disneynature