'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 Sat, Jan. 20 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 20 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$6,100,53997%3,483-129$1,752$202,041,6915Fox
2Stomp the Yard$6,044,06963%2,0510$2,947$38,009,7472Sony / Screen Gems
3Dreamgirls$3,974,92974%2,214307$1,795$75,666,7614Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Hitcher (2007)$3,409,16522%2,831--$1,204$6,206,2761Rogue
5The Pursuit of Happyness$3,153,12167%3,066-103$1,028$144,855,0466Sony / Columbia
6Freedom Writers$2,468,50649%2,286107$1,080$25,437,9653Paramount
7Children of Men$1,767,83858%1,52416$1,160$26,670,0233Universal
8The Queen$1,617,80569%1,5861242$1,020$34,667,79417Miramax
9Arthur and the Invisibles$1,525,887134%2,2481$679$8,365,7484MGM (Weinstein)
10Alpha Dog$1,285,25532%1,2923$995$11,055,7592Universal