'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, Jun. 1 2008

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#TitleSun, Jun. 1 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sex and the City$12,716,236-28%3,285--$3,871$57,037,3611Warner Bros. / New Line
2Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$12,706,030-36%4,2644$2,980$215,635,1792Paramount
3The Strangers$5,499,750-30%2,466--$2,230$20,998,1331Universal / Rogue
4Iron Man$3,689,675-39%3,650-265$1,011$276,167,3025Paramount
5The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$3,670,437-34%3,801-128$966$115,360,0423Disney
6What Happens in Vegas$1,614,709-43%3,086-102$523$65,901,8034Fox
7Speed Racer$702,778-32%2,070-1042$340$40,680,6914Warner Bros.
8Baby Mama$526,326-44%1,784-374$295$56,117,3236Universal
9Made of Honor$456,146-44%1,905-488$239$42,876,4435Sony / Columbia