'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, Apr. 11 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 11 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Prom Night (2008)$9,524,560--2,700--$3,528$9,524,5601Sony / Screen Gems
2Street Kings$4,380,270--2,467--$1,776$4,380,2701Fox Searchlight
321$3,311,947202%2,73683$1,211$54,580,9743Sony / Columbia
4Nim's Island$2,378,757223%3,5185$676$18,657,4102Fox
6Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$1,558,250139%3,209-362$486$135,182,2305Fox
7Smart People$1,299,570--1,106--$1,175$1,299,5701Miramax
8The Ruins$1,040,728115%2,8142$370$11,205,6352Paramount / DreamWorks
9Superhero Movie$965,588240%2,526-439$382$19,056,2503MGM / Weinstein
10Drillbit Taylor$662,689185%2,205-502$301$27,053,0014Paramount