'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 Sat, Apr. 5 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 5 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
121$6,250,82821%2,6535$2,356$42,850,8232Sony / Columbia
2Nim's Island$5,622,07844%3,513--$1,600$9,531,9711Fox
4Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$3,990,33858%3,571-255$1,117$128,472,6674Fox
5The Ruins$3,128,86312%2,812--$1,113$5,918,3291Paramount / DreamWorks
6Superhero Movie$2,385,75338%2,9655$805$15,593,7322MGM / Weinstein
7Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns$1,612,81370%1,554-462$1,038$36,806,6603Lionsgate
8Drillbit Taylor$1,440,69226%2,707-354$532$24,668,1033Paramount
9Shutter (2008)$1,237,91621%2,125-631$583$22,569,5413Fox
1010,000 B.C.$1,208,41953%2,335-720$518$88,548,7275Warner Bros.