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'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, Jan. 15 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 15 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bucket List$1,731,7128%2,9112895$595$24,158,6641Warner Bros.
2Juno$1,002,949-1%2,448523$410$72,878,2843Fox Searchlight
3First Sunday$741,720-21%2,213--$335$19,394,3651Sony / Screen Gems
4National Treasure: Book of Secrets$700,653-2%3,377-385$207$188,532,3364Disney
5I Am Legend$574,500-2%3,353-295$171$241,444,8645Warner Bros.
6P.S. I Love You$427,50212%2,323-148$184$47,642,1764Warner Bros.
7Charlie Wilson's War$385,5697%2,408-186$160$60,100,4854Universal
8Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$351,967-2%1,32374$266$44,767,1814Paramount / DreamWorks
9Alvin and the Chipmunks$344,125-10%3,384-78$102$188,666,4985Fox
10One Missed Call$268,504-7%2,2400$120$21,050,4972Warner Bros.