'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, Dec. 16 2007

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#TitleSun, Dec. 16 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Am Legend$18,356,207-36%3,606--$5,090$77,211,7101Warner Bros.
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$12,122,947-36%3,475--$3,489$44,306,9041Fox
3The Golden Compass$2,480,049-33%3,5280$703$40,774,5692New Line
5No Country for Old Men$783,941-34%1,34824$582$33,412,1736Miramax
6The Perfect Holiday$560,167-45%1,307--$429$2,928,4711Yari Film Group
7Fred Claus$559,928-41%2,750-435$204$68,884,0206Warner Bros.
8This Christmas$533,064-45%1,92142$277$46,003,0574Sony / Screen Gems
9August Rush$439,720-39%2,007-303$219$28,048,0984Warner Bros.