'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, Aug. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Funny People$7,352,223-15%3,007--$2,445$16,042,8121Universal
2Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$6,755,16226%4,39368$1,538$249,894,5003Warner Bros.
4The Ugly Truth$4,785,0498%2,8820$1,660$50,716,3032Sony / Columbia
5Aliens in the Attic$2,823,097-3%3,106--$909$5,719,5261Fox
6Orphan$2,788,17613%2,7500$1,014$24,789,3352Warner Bros.
7The Hangover$2,072,57633%2,071-214$1,001$254,339,1809Warner Bros.
8Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$2,010,65319%2,757-543$729$180,236,7865Fox
9The Proposal$1,938,19420%2,435-344$796$147,594,9527Disney
10Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$1,822,86027%2,626-611$694$386,758,7716Paramount / DreamWorks