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, Dec. 6 2013

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 6 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hunger Games: Catching Fire$7,775,778165%4,1630$1,868$317,440,7343Lionsgate
2Frozen (2013)$6,723,820260%3,7420$1,797$109,361,2563Disney
3Out of the Furnace$1,887,69114867%2,101--$898$1,914,7671Relativity Media
4Thor: The Dark World$1,295,977155%3,074-212$422$190,195,6195Disney
5Delivery Man$1,131,085186%2,905-131$389$22,155,8673Disney / DreamWorks
6Homefront$1,015,036113%2,5700$395$12,915,4262Open Road
7The Best Man Holiday$780,615153%1,577-140$495$65,346,2304Universal
8The Book Thief$761,557120%1,31682$579$10,136,6125Fox
9Last Vegas$367,106116%1,539-315$239$59,688,7146CBS Films
1012 Years a Slave$315,78575%1,082-83$292$34,187,9058Fox Searchlight
11Black Nativity$275,296134%1,5259$181$5,653,2992Fox Searchlight
12Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa$242,538142%1,157-346$210$99,443,0737Paramount
13Lee Daniels' The Butler$69,4131601%1,007936$69$115,726,56917Weinstein Company
14Free Birds$60,81869%1,202-1085$51$53,507,7446Relativity Media

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleFri, Dec. 6 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Philomena$625,458101%8350$749$6,598,0933Weinstein Company
2Dallas Buyers Club$424,387127%73438$578$11,372,7116Focus
3Gravity$330,950140%900-116$368$250,606,20410Warner Bros.
4Captain Phillips$149,584124%640-167$234$103,139,9619Sony / Columbia
5Nebraska$137,096145%11311$1,213$1,854,5744Paramount Vantage
6Ender's Game$133,938107%608-235$220$59,769,6796Lionsgate / Summit
7Oldboy (2013)$90,1339%5830$155$1,745,3492FilmDistrict
8About Time$61,180118%266-65$230$14,841,7786Universal
9Despicable Me 2$39,060191%252-19$155$367,025,65523Universal
10Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$34,045113%312-395$109$115,140,21011Sony / Columbia
11All Is Lost$27,19459%147-7$185$5,406,8348Roadside Attractions
12Don Jon$15,377384%12599$123$24,324,40611Relativity Media
13Insidious Chapter 2$12,914154%122-18$106$83,493,20713FilmDistrict
14Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters$11,880132%140-23$85$68,273,24318Fox

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleFri, Dec. 6 2013LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inside Llewyn Davis$123,340--4--$30,835$123,3401CBS Films
2Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom$19,562141%40$4,891$125,2782Weinstein Company
3Enough Said$16,72090%94-27$178$17,244,70612Fox Searchlight
4Escape Plan$10,956143%81-60$135$24,583,9318Lionsgate / Summit
5Instructions Not Included$8,439193%46-22$183$44,429,66315Lionsgate / Pantelion
6The Family (2013)$7,87071%96-34$82$36,838,47913Relativity Media
7The Counselor$7,03884%71-7$99$16,877,9147Fox
8Twice Born$4,151--10--$415$4,1511eOne Films US
9Gori Tere Pyaar Mein$876-63%6-50$146$339,3473Reliance Entertainment