'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 Tue, Oct. 21 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 21 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Max Payne$1,226,336-5%3,376--$363$20,160,6411Fox
3The Secret Life of Bees$746,2367%1,591--$469$11,971,0631Fox Searchlight
4Body of Lies$668,63718%2,7144$246$25,659,0412Warner Bros.
5Beverly Hills Chihuahua$475,524-6%3,23921$147$70,266,5913Disney
6Eagle Eye$473,0324%3,326-288$142$81,949,4624Paramount / DreamWorks
7Quarantine$462,799-3%2,4632$188$25,410,9182Sony / Screen Gems
8Sex Drive$398,2079%2,421--$164$4,369,4931Summit
9Nights in Rodanthe$273,31825%2,115-460$129$37,364,0264Warner Bros.
10Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$272,49514%2,241-180$122$27,013,5613Sony / Columbia