'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 Sat, Oct. 25 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 25 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1High School Musical 3: Senior Year$15,304,526-10%3,623--$4,224$32,266,0811Disney
2Saw V$10,110,261-30%3,060--$3,304$24,455,5311Lionsgate
3Max Payne$3,238,23922%3,3815$958$27,947,7542Fox
4Beverly Hills Chihuahua$3,100,85066%3,190-49$972$76,194,3874Disney
5The Secret Life of Bees$2,669,44549%1,63039$1,638$17,728,4172Fox Searchlight
6Pride and Glory$2,409,0574%2,585--$932$4,717,6901Warner Bros. / New Line
7Eagle Eye$2,245,88038%2,558-768$878$86,727,2125Paramount / DreamWorks
9Body of Lies$1,782,22140%2,150-564$829$29,880,2483Warner Bros.
10Quarantine$1,057,98921%2,228-235$475$28,153,2253Sony / Screen Gems