'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 Sun, Aug. 9 2009

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#TitleSun, Aug. 9 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$14,385,716-21%4,007--$3,590$54,713,1711Paramount
2Julie & Julia$5,999,660-20%2,354--$2,549$20,028,7721Sony / Columbia
4Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$2,870,545-17%3,455-938$831$273,848,6724Warner Bros.
5Funny People$2,451,541-16%3,0081$815$40,538,3412Universal
6The Ugly Truth$1,966,225-23%2,97593$661$68,836,8743Sony / Columbia
7A Perfect Getaway$1,662,911-24%2,159--$770$5,948,6751Universal / Rogue
8Aliens in the Attic$1,178,668-22%3,1082$379$16,313,1182Fox
9Orphan$1,075,581-23%2,270-480$474$34,769,3403Warner Bros.
10The Hangover$940,140-33%1,690-381$556$261,988,62110Warner Bros.