'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, Jan. 20 2008

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#TitleSun, Jan. 20 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
227 Dresses$6,631,635-23%3,057--$2,169$23,007,5001Fox
3The Bucket List$3,436,836-47%2,9154$1,179$41,640,4702Warner Bros.
4Juno$2,763,542-33%2,53486$1,091$85,081,8574Fox Searchlight
5First Sunday$2,331,674-28%2,2130$1,054$28,467,8672Sony / Screen Gems
6Alvin and the Chipmunks$2,270,287-28%2,962-422$766$196,325,9086Fox
7Mad Money$2,237,872-29%2,470--$906$7,737,0411Overture
8National Treasure: Book of Secrets$2,059,510-41%2,963-414$695$197,434,5655Disney
9I Am Legend$1,297,999-41%2,525-828$514$247,470,7166Warner Bros.