'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, Oct. 21 2007

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#TitleSun, Oct. 21 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
130 Days of Night$3,820,158-35%2,855--$1,338$15,951,7631Sony / Columbia
2Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$3,011,743-47%2,03423$1,481$38,950,4022Lionsgate
3The Game Plan$1,940,342-49%3,301173$588$69,206,1014Disney
4Michael Clayton$1,451,437-51%2,58574$561$21,563,0013Warner Bros.
5We Own the Night$1,341,937-41%2,3620$568$19,706,4672Sony / Columbia
6Gone Baby Gone$1,266,729-45%1,713--$739$5,502,5661Miramax
7The Comebacks$1,080,943-54%2,812--$384$5,555,6101Fox Atomic
8Rendition$968,692-42%2,250--$431$4,061,0451New Line
9The Heartbreak Kid$928,940-43%2,782-451$334$32,026,2133Paramount / DreamWorks
10Elizabeth: The Golden Age$813,209-39%2,0065$405$11,225,6912Universal