'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 Fri, Mar. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$13,337,482--3,954--$3,373$13,337,4821Fox
210,000 B.C.$4,945,762154%3,4100$1,450$49,750,4762Warner Bros.
3Never Back Down$3,309,101--2,729--$1,213$3,309,1011Summit
4College Road Trip$2,141,136215%2,7060$791$18,534,6532Disney
6Vantage Point$1,659,428194%2,761-402$601$55,459,5734Sony / Columbia
7The Bank Job$1,439,408165%1,61310$892$9,643,8842Lionsgate
8Semi-Pro$942,13793%2,270-851$415$27,715,2673New Line
9The Other Boleyn Girl$896,308123%1,21245$740$17,166,5433Sony / Columbia