'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, Mar. 1 2009

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#TitleSun, Mar. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$3,645,340-53%2,05220$1,776$64,525,3972Lionsgate
2Slumdog Millionaire$3,225,868-42%2,943699$1,096$115,025,78416Fox Searchlight
3Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience$2,851,514-39%1,271--$2,244$12,510,3011Disney
6Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,497,413-44%2,698-137$555$128,110,8597Sony / Columbia
7He's Just Not That Into You$1,443,458-45%2,858-192$505$78,662,0574Warner Bros. / New Line
8Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li$1,165,997-35%1,136--$1,026$4,722,3971Fox
9Confessions of a Shopaholic$1,135,462-44%2,53427$448$33,807,8663Disney
10Friday the 13th (2009)$881,347-46%2,760-345$319$60,700,8293Warner Bros. / New Line