'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. 15 2007

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#TitleSun, Jul. 15 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$22,955,159-19%4,285--$5,357$139,714,1151Warner Bros.
2Transformers$11,700,918-19%4,05039$2,889$224,011,1962Paramount / DreamWorks
4Live Free or Die Hard$3,390,210-27%3,201-210$1,059$103,323,8953Fox
5License to Wed$2,058,151-29%2,715111$758$30,382,1402Warner Bros.
6Evan Almighty$1,415,918-28%2,697-763$525$87,787,7914Universal
71408$1,386,460-28%2,206-425$628$62,127,9804MGM / Weinstein
8Knocked Up$1,085,178-28%1,710-503$635$138,219,0037Universal
9Ocean's Thirteen$556,676-33%1,244-858$447$112,511,5926Warner Bros.
10Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$489,159-28%1,312-1306$373$127,191,1275Fox