'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 Fri, Jun. 5 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 5 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hangover$16,734,511--3,269--$5,119$16,734,5111Warner Bros.
3Land of the Lost$7,130,906--3,521--$2,025$7,130,9061Universal
4Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$4,619,860103%3,807-294$1,214$117,310,4083Fox
5Terminator Salvation$2,606,80082%3,304-298$789$99,928,7853Warner Bros.
6Drag Me to Hell$2,572,114121%2,5102$1,025$23,762,7972Universal
7Star Trek$2,480,565102%3,202-305$775$216,884,3545Paramount
8Angels & Demons$1,995,34687%2,925-539$682$111,622,4284Sony / Columbia
9My Life in Ruins$1,108,482--1,164--$952$1,108,4821Fox Searchlight
10Dance Flick$685,66671%1,707-752$402$21,353,4623Paramount