'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 Thu, Apr. 12 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 12 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Blades of Glory$1,766,8120%3,41038$518$76,132,1992Paramount / DreamWorks
2Meet the Robinsons$1,673,856-2%3,43522$487$59,903,9412Disney
3Are We Done Yet?$1,013,771-4%2,8770$352$23,803,8031Sony / Columbia
4Grindhouse$784,040-5%2,624--$299$15,460,1031Weinstein / Dimension
5The Reaping$731,0714%2,603102$281$15,198,0741Warner Bros.
6300$711,1574%2,674-330$266$196,513,2335Warner Bros.
7Wild Hogs$546,4840%2,825-120$193$147,604,6626Disney
9Firehouse Dog$433,978-3%2,860294$152$7,154,9231Fox
10TMNT$402,6552%2,811-309$143$48,564,3253Warner Bros.