'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, Mar. 7 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 7 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Watchmen$18,383,615-25%3,611--$5,091$42,898,9731Warner Bros.
2Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$4,103,03568%2,15199$1,908$74,247,8753Lionsgate
4Slumdog Millionaire$3,183,93763%2,890-53$1,102$123,659,01417Fox Searchlight
5Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,987,31377%2,558-140$777$132,553,1388Sony / Columbia
6He's Just Not That Into You$1,765,08433%2,445-413$722$83,721,0045Warner Bros. / New Line
8Confessions of a Shopaholic$1,376,83237%2,290-244$601$37,618,5854Disney
9Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience$1,257,08449%1,2765$985$16,107,5552Disney
10Fired Up$1,109,37119%1,798-13$617$12,803,8443Sony / Screen Gems