'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 Wed, Oct. 8 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 8 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$1,235,0643%3,215--$384$33,093,2291Disney
2Eagle Eye$1,202,4541%3,5166$342$58,152,9512Paramount / DreamWorks
3Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$772,8366%2,421--$319$13,508,9391Sony / Columbia
4Nights in Rodanthe$711,7413%2,702-2$263$27,074,1332Warner Bros.
5Appaloosa$492,6304%1,0451031$471$7,057,4293Warner Bros. / New Line
6Burn After Reading$382,92414%2,397-252$160$52,714,5184Focus
7Lakeview Terrace$344,7874%2,574107$134$33,188,6053Sony / Screen Gems
8An American Carol$230,2348%1,639--$140$4,357,3251Vivendi
9My Best Friend's Girl$169,727-1%1,702-934$100$18,099,0453Lionsgate
10Flash of Genius$164,6926%1,098--$150$2,725,3491Universal