'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 Tue, Oct. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw IV$1,844,617-12%3,183--$580$35,687,2681Lionsgate
2Dan in Real Life$740,107-2%1,921--$385$13,307,5501Disney
330 Days of Night$619,108-2%2,8594$217$28,727,8772Sony / Columbia
4Michael Clayton$378,18910%2,5850$146$29,389,8794Warner Bros.
5Gone Baby Gone$328,07710%1,7130$192$11,859,3082Miramax
6We Own the Night$318,6045%2,40240$133$25,687,2123Sony / Columbia
7Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$300,992-15%1,897-137$159$47,857,6993Lionsgate
8The Game Plan$227,574-26%3,34241$68$77,473,2475Disney
9Rendition$225,85415%2,2500$100$8,247,9812New Line
10Elizabeth: The Golden Age$169,78912%1,603-403$106$14,381,0963Universal