'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, Mar. 4 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 4 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Semi-Pro$1,009,676-11%3,121--$324$17,226,7061New Line
2Vantage Point$880,2464%3,1501$279$42,550,6392Sony / Columbia
3The Other Boleyn Girl$627,6775%1,166--$538$9,426,0221Sony / Columbia
5The Spiderwick Chronicles$480,192-7%3,654-193$131$56,025,1403Paramount
6No Country for Old Men$371,1729%2,037936$182$68,938,10217Miramax
7Step Up 2 the Streets$359,4266%2,52848$142$49,321,6703Disney
8Fool's Gold$314,6119%2,845-230$111$59,404,5984Warner Bros.
9Definitely, Maybe$272,00413%2,189-31$124$27,162,6123Universal
10Juno$233,2135%1,631-96$143$135,509,51210Fox Searchlight