'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, Sep. 19 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lakeview Terrace$5,144,611--2,464--$2,088$5,144,6111Sony / Screen Gems
2Burn After Reading$3,478,761147%2,6576$1,309$28,586,3602Focus
3My Best Friend's Girl$3,097,803--2,604--$1,190$3,097,8031Lionsgate
4Righteous Kill$2,313,890116%3,1520$734$23,423,8572Overture
5Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$2,133,410184%2,0700$1,031$22,990,6342Lionsgate
7The Women (2008)$1,841,56792%2,99533$615$15,744,9872Picturehouse
8Ghost Town (2008)$1,529,631--1,505--$1,016$1,529,6311Paramount / DreamWorks
9The House Bunny$833,830256%2,675-88$312$40,708,2735Sony / Columbia
10The Dark Knight$803,091162%1,905-286$422$519,792,95810Warner Bros.