'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, Aug. 21 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 21 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inglourious Basterds$14,383,77593752%3,165--$4,545$14,399,1011Weinstein Company
2District 9$5,535,33554%3,0501$1,815$60,126,6772Sony / TriStar
3G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$3,690,37178%3,953-54$934$111,720,3073Paramount
4The Time Traveler's Wife$3,386,88076%2,9880$1,133$30,810,2542Warner Bros. / New Line
5Julie & Julia$2,617,06555%2,463109$1,063$52,910,0553Sony / Columbia
6Shorts$2,152,184--3,105--$693$2,152,1841Warner Bros.
8Post Grad$1,025,094--1,959--$523$1,025,0941Fox
9Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$971,28441%1,936-835$502$287,733,0536Warner Bros.
10The Ugly Truth$917,96653%1,971-762$466$80,952,6845Sony / Columbia