'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 Wed, Aug. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$3,853,825-19%2,948--$1,307$47,105,8281Sony / Columbia
2Rush Hour 3$2,060,633-18%3,7780$545$94,870,8742New Line
3The Bourne Ultimatum$1,868,654-15%3,70115$505$170,986,6333Universal
4The Simpsons Movie$853,998-20%3,162-390$270$168,236,0634Fox
5Hairspray (2007)$775,276-15%2,389-416$325$103,314,6135New Line
8The Invasion$553,985-17%2,776--$200$7,861,4351Warner Bros.
9Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$482,713-14%1,955-630$247$280,361,0256Warner Bros.
10Becoming Jane$415,371-12%1,186585$350$10,403,2353Miramax