'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 Sun, Mar. 18 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$10,247,856-18%3,270167$3,134$129,165,6552Warner Bros.
2Wild Hogs$5,063,173-41%3,36064$1,507$104,226,5813Disney
3Premonition$4,098,909-42%2,831--$1,448$17,559,6381Sony / Columbia
4Dead Silence$1,931,107-36%1,805--$1,070$7,842,1401Universal
5I Think I Love My Wife$1,549,864-35%1,776--$873$5,674,8081Fox Searchlight
6Bridge to Terabithia$1,502,915-32%3,091-119$486$74,962,9505Disney
7Ghost Rider$1,115,864-39%2,824-523$395$110,383,4425Sony / Columbia
9The Number 23$880,77626%2,201-288$400$33,927,4914New Line
10Norbit$725,364-41%2,016-489$360$92,435,4966Paramount / DreamWorks