'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, Mar. 23 2008

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#TitleSun, Mar. 23 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$5,207,301-44%3,9617$1,315$86,008,4242Fox
2Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns$4,760,735-34%2,006--$2,373$20,083,1621Lionsgate
310,000 B.C.$2,421,020-29%3,45444$701$76,398,8783Warner Bros.
4Drillbit Taylor$2,415,069-36%3,056--$790$10,309,4181Paramount
5Shutter (2008)$2,021,542-46%2,753--$734$10,447,7861Fox
6Never Back Down$1,189,923-33%2,7290$436$16,788,6752Summit
7The Bank Job$1,181,758-31%1,6130$733$19,523,1373Lionsgate
8College Road Trip$1,145,485-33%2,575-131$445$32,074,1663Disney
9Vantage Point$971,086-37%2,124-637$457$65,302,5745Sony / Columbia