'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, Apr. 11 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 11 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fast & Furious$10,433,205-2%3,47211$3,005$110,384,8572Universal
2Hannah Montana: The Movie$10,431,024-40%3,118--$3,345$27,867,2251Disney
3Monsters vs. Aliens$8,112,111-11%4,13627$1,961$135,613,4693Paramount / DreamWorks
4Observe and Report$3,881,634-18%2,727--$1,423$8,611,5541Warner Bros.
6I Love You, Man$2,550,79413%2,643-186$965$57,384,2324Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Haunting in Connecticut$2,276,342-3%2,721-11$837$45,214,9963Lionsgate
8Dragonball Evolution$1,587,480-27%2,181--$728$3,762,1061Fox