'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 Sat, Oct. 13 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 13 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$8,790,91619%2,011--$4,371$16,208,9571Lionsgate
2The Game Plan$5,131,47868%3,12823$1,640$56,119,7193Disney
3Michael Clayton$4,667,96341%2,5112496$1,859$9,047,2222Warner Bros.
4We Own the Night$4,342,70415%2,362--$1,839$8,134,3331Sony / Columbia
5The Heartbreak Kid$3,151,26938%3,2334$975$24,015,5132Paramount / DreamWorks
6Elizabeth: The Golden Age$2,481,64118%2,001--$1,240$4,593,4781Universal
7The Kingdom$2,041,08849%2,83634$720$38,805,7993Universal
8Resident Evil: Extinction$1,155,85956%2,249-599$514$47,315,0114Sony / Screen Gems
9The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising$981,53064%3,17332$309$6,533,5732Fox
10Good Luck Chuck$900,24347%1,951-525$461$32,237,1864Lionsgate