'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, Jan. 19 2008

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#TitleSat, Jan. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
227 Dresses$8,603,31311%3,057--$2,814$16,375,8651Fox
3The Bucket List$6,505,39257%2,9154$2,232$38,203,6342Warner Bros.
4Juno$4,116,40534%2,53486$1,624$82,318,3154Fox Searchlight
5National Treasure: Book of Secrets$3,469,63772%2,963-414$1,171$195,375,0555Disney
6First Sunday$3,256,70847%2,2130$1,472$26,136,1932Sony / Screen Gems
7Mad Money$3,148,94434%2,470--$1,275$5,499,1691Overture
8Alvin and the Chipmunks$3,142,131104%2,962-422$1,061$194,055,6216Fox
9I Am Legend$2,209,93060%2,525-828$875$246,172,7176Warner Bros.