'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 Thu, Sep. 25 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 25 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lakeview Terrace$798,304-5%2,464--$324$18,700,3411Sony / Screen Gems
2Burn After Reading$742,289-7%2,6576$279$39,370,8882Focus
3Righteous Kill$564,506-6%3,1520$179$31,002,1482Overture
4My Best Friend's Girl$557,009-6%2,604--$214$10,730,3711Lionsgate
5The Women (2008)$497,169-10%2,99533$166$21,426,5992Picturehouse
6Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$327,450-2%2,0700$158$29,637,1112Lionsgate
7Ghost Town (2008)$294,376-5%1,505--$196$6,292,4901Paramount / DreamWorks
9The Dark Knight$237,1893%1,905-286$125$522,825,37610Warner Bros.
10Tropic Thunder$192,0430%2,333-594$82$107,580,2276Paramount / DreamWorks