'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, Aug. 1 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 1 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$15,228,269--3,760--$4,050$15,228,2691Universal
2The Dark Knight$12,709,89551%4,266-100$2,979$363,799,3753Warner Bros.
3Step Brothers$5,070,07048%3,0940$1,639$51,735,0472Sony / Columbia
4Mamma Mia!$3,842,19525%3,06272$1,255$78,698,3243Universal
5Swing Vote$1,965,642--2,213--$888$1,965,6421Disney
6Journey to the Center of the Earth$1,857,18924%2,285-403$813$68,127,2664Warner Bros. / New Line
7Hancock$1,539,55046%2,782-527$553$212,335,9225Sony / Columbia
9The X-Files: I Want to Believe$991,00527%3,1850$311$14,623,3462Fox
10Space Chimps$786,748-3%2,134-404$369$20,040,0073Fox