'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, Oct. 3 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 3 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$8,001,638--3,215--$2,489$8,001,6381Disney
2Eagle Eye$5,439,805252%3,5166$1,547$42,345,2712Paramount / DreamWorks
3Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$4,401,898--2,421--$1,818$4,401,8981Sony / Columbia
4Nights in Rodanthe$2,426,384161%2,702-2$898$20,147,1722Warner Bros.
5Appaloosa$1,651,08411813%1,0451031$1,580$2,203,5163Warner Bros. / New Line
6Lakeview Terrace$1,352,777221%2,574107$526$28,991,7103Sony / Screen Gems
7Burn After Reading$1,262,403213%2,397-252$527$48,821,0784Focus
8An American Carol$1,221,918--1,639--$746$1,221,9181Vivendi
9Flash of Genius$719,699--1,098--$655$719,6991Universal
10Blindness (2008)$672,569--1,690--$398$672,5691Miramax