'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 Wed, Apr. 22 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 22 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Earth (2009)$4,023,582--1,804--$2,230$4,023,5820Disneynature
217 Again$1,037,981-19%3,255--$319$27,191,8651Warner Bros. / New Line
3State of Play$966,096-20%2,803--$345$17,351,5841Universal
4Monsters vs. Aliens$733,037-16%3,662-474$200$165,557,8414Paramount / DreamWorks
5Fast & Furious$679,487-18%3,674202$185$138,519,3603Universal
6Hannah Montana: The Movie$535,636-20%3,1180$172$58,682,3192Disney
7Crank: High Voltage$479,739-24%2,223--$216$8,675,7021Lionsgate
8Observe and Report$381,573-13%2,7270$140$20,081,6292Warner Bros.
9I Love You, Man$304,434-8%2,202-441$138$65,563,6055Paramount / DreamWorks