'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, Feb. 17 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 17 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Spiderwick Chronicles$6,512,757-19%3,847--$1,693$21,379,4861Paramount
3Step Up 2 the Streets$5,217,503-29%2,470--$2,112$25,509,9211Disney
4Fool's Gold$3,534,163-36%3,1250$1,131$41,863,1442Warner Bros.
5Definitely, Maybe$2,820,684-29%2,204--$1,280$12,884,4981Universal
6Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$2,482,589-34%2,3870$1,040$28,736,8072Universal
7Juno$1,477,633-24%1,865-456$792$124,082,0008Fox Searchlight
8The Bucket List$1,131,264-38%2,307-446$490$80,975,6206Warner Bros.
9There Will Be Blood$1,048,416-19%1,410-210$744$30,975,8508Paramount Vantage
1027 Dresses$979,863-26%1,936-905$506$69,961,9435Fox