'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, Jul. 1 2007

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#TitleSun, Jul. 1 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Live Free or Die Hard$10,129,087-20%3,408--$2,972$48,396,1441Fox
3Evan Almighty$4,326,064-25%3,63632$1,190$60,677,5082Universal
41408$3,021,237-24%2,73355$1,105$40,443,0592MGM / Weinstein
5Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$2,698,465-26%3,424-539$788$114,943,7533Fox
6Knocked Up$2,132,687-26%2,665-310$800$122,293,4995Universal
7Ocean's Thirteen$1,719,947-31%2,903-547$592$102,125,5164Warner Bros.
8Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$1,479,925-25%2,162-640$685$295,703,7036Disney
9Shrek the Third$772,632-26%2,066-756$374$313,741,1837Paramount / DreamWorks
10Surf's Up$711,623-22%2,503-806$284$53,755,6034Sony / Columbia