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 Mon, Nov. 16 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 16 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
12012$5,114,724-70%3,404--$1,503$70,352,4751Sony / Columbia
2Disney's A Christmas Carol$1,051,813-83%3,6830$286$64,326,2202Disney
3The Men Who Stare at Goats$431,193-67%2,45310$176$23,468,5822Overture
4Michael Jackson's This Is It$355,031-73%3,037-444$117$67,543,6283Sony / Columbia
5The Fourth Kind$315,218-67%2,5303$125$20,766,0612Universal
6Law Abiding Citizen$304,730-65%2,071-403$147$67,491,2975Overture
7Paranormal Activity$258,521-68%2,712154$95$103,946,3125Paramount
8Couples Retreat$250,520-68%2,509-348$100$102,298,6926Universal
9The Box$199,315-70%2,6350$76$13,379,3922Warner Bros.
10Where the Wild Things Are$143,592-79%2,090-666$69$73,589,2175Warner Bros.