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, Feb. 2 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 2 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$2,688,5140%3,074-67$875$601,502,4177Fox
2Edge of Darkness$1,384,3305%3,066--$452$19,917,1241Warner Bros.
3When in Rome$872,24712%2,456--$355$14,001,7221Disney
4The Book of Eli$729,129-2%3,075-36$237$75,985,1073Warner Bros.
5Legion$592,794-5%2,4760$239$30,241,3872Sony / Screen Gems
6The Tooth Fairy$456,290-13%3,3451$136$27,087,9362Fox
7It's Complicated$367,12521%2,096-205$175$104,782,0806Universal
8Sherlock Holmes$345,5332%2,250-420$154$198,286,1076Warner Bros.
9The Lovely Bones$332,9888%2,63867$126$38,646,7598Paramount / DreamWorks
10Up in the Air$290,65944%1,430-277$203$73,777,4339Paramount