'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, Jul. 20 2008

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#TitleSun, Jul. 20 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$43,596,958-9%4,366--$9,986$158,412,6071Warner Bros.
2Mamma Mia!$8,035,540-18%2,976--$2,700$27,751,2021Universal
3Hancock$4,029,209-26%3,776-189$1,067$191,543,9723Sony / Columbia
4Journey to the Center of the Earth$3,881,837-19%2,83019$1,372$43,507,1872Warner Bros. / New Line
6Hellboy II: The Golden Army$3,131,773-16%3,2128$975$56,526,7622Universal
7Space Chimps$2,032,383-24%2,511--$809$7,183,0361Fox
8Wanted (2008)$1,544,444-20%2,433-724$635$123,323,6644Universal
9Get Smart$1,093,352-33%2,135-951$512$119,611,3885Warner Bros.
10Kung Fu Panda$613,645-15%1,505-1199$408$206,617,2337Paramount / DreamWorks