'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, Oct. 2 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 2 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eagle Eye$1,543,567-13%3,510--$440$36,905,4661Paramount / DreamWorks
2Nights in Rodanthe$928,876-16%2,704--$344$17,720,7881Warner Bros.
3Lakeview Terrace$421,520-12%2,4673$171$27,638,9332Sony / Screen Gems
4Burn After Reading$403,644-22%2,649-8$152$47,558,6753Focus
5My Best Friend's Girl$342,946-2%2,63632$130$16,048,9062Lionsgate
6Righteous Kill$305,447-13%3,011-141$101$36,088,3383Overture
7The Women (2008)$263,422-11%2,642-353$100$25,190,9333Picturehouse
8Miracle at St. Anna$211,952-22%1,185--$179$4,597,4811Disney
9Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$174,599-13%1,604-466$109$33,605,2163Lionsgate