'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, Aug. 17 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 17 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$12,336,596--2,948--$4,185$12,336,5961Sony / Columbia
2Rush Hour 3$6,525,64980%3,7780$1,727$72,852,4002New Line
3The Bourne Ultimatum$5,755,52280%3,70115$1,555$150,575,3013Universal
4The Invasion$2,076,782--2,776--$748$2,076,7821Warner Bros.
5The Simpsons Movie$1,923,01334%3,162-390$608$160,366,6404Fox
7Hairspray (2007)$1,200,44814%2,389-416$502$97,516,7875New Line
8I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$1,083,91641%2,258-541$480$107,969,4945Universal
10Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$918,90820%1,955-630$470$276,027,4186Warner Bros.