'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, Apr. 8 2007

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#TitleSun, Apr. 8 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Blades of Glory$4,889,868-45%3,41038$1,434$67,905,9892Paramount / DreamWorks
2Are We Done Yet?$3,509,266-34%2,877--$1,220$18,516,2881Sony / Columbia
3Meet the Robinsons$3,475,921-46%3,43522$1,012$51,949,5682Disney
4Grindhouse$2,516,635-38%2,624--$959$11,596,3521Weinstein / Dimension
5The Reaping$2,498,970-33%2,603--$960$11,958,4651Warner Bros.
6300$2,101,943-37%2,674-330$786$193,404,9275Warner Bros.
8Wild Hogs$1,483,064-47%2,825-375$525$145,260,9386Disney
9TMNT$1,059,579-45%2,811-309$377$46,610,8373Warner Bros.
10Firehouse Dog$803,858-45%2,860--$281$5,103,1171Fox