'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 Tue, Aug. 14 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 14 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rush Hour 3$4,493,180-14%3,778--$1,189$58,822,3281New Line
2The Bourne Ultimatum$3,336,487-6%3,68626$905$138,444,1692Universal
3The Simpsons Movie$1,575,302-1%3,552-374$443$155,557,0213Fox
5Hairspray (2007)$1,075,3907%2,805-310$383$94,236,5834New Line
7I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$782,0600%2,799-490$279$105,348,2504Universal
8Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$772,610-1%2,585-540$299$273,603,7985Warner Bros.
9No Reservations$558,89411%2,053-372$272$33,084,4703Warner Bros.
10Daddy Day Camp$546,97516%2,332--$235$5,903,5391Sony / TriStar