'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, Feb. 26 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 26 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vantage Point$1,334,613-1%3,149--$424$25,553,4691Sony / Columbia
3The Spiderwick Chronicles$542,338-5%3,8470$141$45,190,2262Paramount
4Fool's Gold$423,3909%3,075-50$138$53,529,2993Warner Bros.
5Step Up 2 the Streets$414,594-4%2,48010$167$42,085,0552Disney
6Definitely, Maybe$365,84310%2,22016$165$22,512,7352Universal
7Juno$338,0612%1,727-138$196$131,107,7569Fox Searchlight
8No Country for Old Men$330,271-7%1,101176$300$63,520,16916Miramax
9There Will Be Blood$233,563-3%1,402-8$167$35,585,3699Paramount Vantage
10Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$196,153-13%1,873-514$105$36,086,7803Universal