'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. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1High School Musical 3: Senior Year$16,961,555--3,623--$4,682$16,961,5551Disney
2Saw V$14,345,270--3,060--$4,688$14,345,2701Lionsgate
3Max Payne$2,644,248186%3,3815$782$24,709,5152Fox
4Pride and Glory$2,308,633--2,585--$893$2,308,6331Warner Bros. / New Line
5Beverly Hills Chihuahua$1,863,377267%3,190-49$584$73,093,5374Disney
6The Secret Life of Bees$1,785,599181%1,63039$1,095$15,058,9722Fox Searchlight
7Eagle Eye$1,631,217249%2,558-768$638$84,481,3325Paramount / DreamWorks
9Body of Lies$1,271,410123%2,150-564$591$28,098,0273Warner Bros.
10Quarantine$876,211119%2,228-235$393$27,095,2363Sony / Screen Gems