'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 Sun, Dec. 28 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 28 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$9,686,500-24%3,480--$2,783$50,737,2631Fox
2Bedtime Stories$7,394,003-26%3,681--$2,009$38,028,0531Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$7,365,392-21%2,988--$2,465$38,725,0771Paramount
4Valkyrie$5,391,686-28%2,711--$1,989$29,520,7211MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$4,875,234-17%3,4340$1,420$49,799,6322Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$3,596,576-26%2,7580$1,304$38,760,5162Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$2,470,950-25%3,1073$795$27,496,2052Universal
8The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$2,041,544-29%2,402-1158$850$63,479,5873Fox
9The Spirit$1,690,567-22%2,509--$674$10,306,5371Lionsgate