'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 Wed, Apr. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Baby Mama$1,079,242-12%2,543--$424$20,942,3831Universal
2Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$977,414-16%2,510--$389$18,367,8301Warner Bros. / New Line
3Forgetting Sarah Marshall$867,330-9%2,7991$310$37,889,3922Universal
4The Forbidden Kingdom$616,613-16%3,1510$196$40,375,7552Lionsgate
588 Minutes$288,102-13%2,1680$133$13,572,5972Sony / Columbia
621$280,576-11%2,95249$95$76,695,7295Sony / Columbia
7Nim's Island$190,197-12%2,977-300$64$39,616,1574Fox
8Deception (2008)$189,217-19%2,001--$95$2,950,2431Fox
9Street Kings$174,366-12%1,735-734$100$24,284,5703Fox Searchlight
10Prom Night (2008)$173,086-7%2,821121$61$38,770,1973Sony / Screen Gems