'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. 30 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 30 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$10,417,29442%4,1015$2,540$97,526,6202Fox
3Terminator Salvation$6,652,43531%3,60272$1,847$86,236,5422Warner Bros.
4Drag Me to Hell$5,755,297-10%2,508--$2,295$12,162,5461Universal
5Star Trek$5,385,50249%3,507-546$1,536$205,708,0524Paramount
6Angels & Demons$4,765,45240%3,464-63$1,376$101,721,0603Sony / Columbia
7Dance Flick$2,000,30024%2,4599$813$17,956,6422Paramount
8X-Men Origins: Wolverine$1,695,35947%2,263-920$749$169,821,7055Fox
9Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$800,64526%1,450-805$552$49,549,4475Warner Bros. / New Line