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, Feb. 8 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 8 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$2,251,567-56%3,000-74$751$631,956,6378Fox
2Dear John$2,140,429-49%2,969--$721$32,609,0431Sony / Screen Gems
3From Paris with Love$823,815-43%2,722--$303$8,982,6751Lionsgate
4Edge of Darkness$662,242-38%3,0660$216$29,610,0932Warner Bros.
5The Book of Eli$521,247-31%2,820-255$185$82,566,3874Warner Bros.
6The Tooth Fairy$410,238-73%3,218-127$127$34,872,8063Fox
7When in Rome$390,557-56%2,4560$159$21,335,2912Disney
8Legion$383,916-44%2,339-137$164$35,115,8503Sony / Screen Gems
9Sherlock Holmes$237,431-41%1,805-445$132$201,721,9017Warner Bros.
10The Blind Side$211,109-45%1,740-11$121$241,580,72512Warner Bros.