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'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, Jan. 3 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 3 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$9,177,314-5%3,50525$2,618$101,213,1682Fox
2Bedtime Stories$7,637,648-10%3,6843$2,073$81,143,0772Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$7,257,0033%2,9880$2,429$74,928,0242Paramount
4Valkyrie$5,462,0670%2,77867$1,966$57,585,7842MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$5,331,556-3%3,4340$1,553$76,424,7833Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$3,991,2801%2,7580$1,447$58,010,4383Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$2,503,979-11%3,091-16$810$42,074,1373Universal
8The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$1,990,0813%2,337-65$852$73,295,8314Fox
9Doubt$1,970,4478%1,28720$1,531$17,503,8844Miramax
10Twilight (2008)$1,787,8291%1,88839$947$175,826,9117Summit