'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, Aug. 26 2007

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#TitleSun, Aug. 26 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Superbad$5,698,807-15%2,9480$1,933$68,617,0622Sony / Columbia
2The Bourne Ultimatum$3,311,052-39%3,679-22$900$185,254,2744Universal
3Rush Hour 3$3,203,748-36%3,408-370$940$108,478,7073New Line
5Mr. Bean's Holiday$2,699,857-31%1,714--$1,575$9,891,2981Universal
6The Nanny Diaries$1,893,140-34%2,629--$720$7,480,7081MGM / Weinstein
7The Simpsons Movie$1,234,520-32%2,600-562$475$173,355,8785Fox
9Hairspray (2007)$856,901-39%2,016-373$425$107,289,2726New Line
10The Invasion$840,391-34%2,7760$303$11,471,8202Warner Bros.