'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, May. 23 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 23 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$20,086,48529%4,096--$4,904$35,655,0761Fox
2Terminator Salvation$14,532,380-2%3,530--$4,117$42,717,5471Warner Bros.
3Star Trek$8,500,64444%4,053193$2,097$176,031,4223Paramount
4Angels & Demons$8,018,61034%3,5270$2,273$74,120,3392Sony / Columbia
5Dance Flick$3,827,325-3%2,450--$1,562$7,754,1391Paramount
6X-Men Origins: Wolverine$3,008,55434%3,183-709$945$160,512,4734Fox
7Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$1,412,61723%2,255-895$626$44,704,5184Warner Bros. / New Line
8Obsessed$743,81527%1,603-1031$464$65,238,6485Sony / Screen Gems
9Monsters vs. Aliens$590,569101%1,434-517$412$192,537,3989Paramount / DreamWorks
1017 Again$387,20932%1,107-1343$350$59,994,6296Warner Bros. / New Line