'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 Mon, Jun. 11 2007

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#TitleMon, Jun. 11 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Thirteen$4,155,816-54%3,565--$1,166$40,289,7231Warner Bros.
2Knocked Up$2,689,753-52%2,8765$935$68,556,2012Universal
3Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$2,169,050-64%4,002-360$542$255,610,3783Disney
4Surf's Up$1,856,280-63%3,528--$526$19,495,4701Sony / Columbia
5Shrek the Third$1,635,500-63%3,925-184$417$283,098,2734Paramount / DreamWorks
6Hostel Part II$911,645-55%2,350--$388$9,116,6301Lionsgate
7Mr. Brooks$515,956-63%2,4530$210$19,111,4282MGM
8Spider-Man 3$470,019-60%2,570-832$183$326,051,2106Sony / Columbia