'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 Fri, Jul. 20 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 20 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$12,599,833--3,495--$3,605$12,599,8331Universal
2Hairspray (2007)$10,984,460--3,121--$3,520$10,984,4601New Line
3Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$10,215,15634%4,2850$2,384$185,569,8832Warner Bros.
4Transformers$6,097,46043%3,762-288$1,621$248,561,8613Paramount / DreamWorks
6Live Free or Die Hard$2,173,98650%2,727-474$797$111,342,0204Fox
7License to Wed$1,156,079-1%2,525-190$458$36,076,0653Warner Bros.
81408$843,17528%1,451-755$581$65,677,6685MGM / Weinstein
9Evan Almighty$836,772-2%1,779-918$470$91,849,3355Universal
10Knocked Up$721,73932%1,288-422$560$141,130,1598Universal