'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 Thu, Dec. 4 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 4 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Christmases$1,589,8612%3,310110$480$52,664,4571Warner Bros. / New Line
2Twilight (2008)$1,368,4823%3,4250$400$125,355,2882Summit
4Quantum of Solace$814,321-1%3,5010$233$144,867,5673Sony / Columbia
6Transporter 3$566,491-6%2,6260$216$20,880,7501Lionsgate
7Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$338,1242%3,7090$91$160,573,4204Paramount / DreamWorks
8Role Models$306,7464%2,1950$140$59,041,6084Universal
10High School Musical 3: Senior Year$29,235-4%1,3850$21$88,885,0106Disney