'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. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Final Destination$10,846,369--3,121--$3,475$10,846,3691Warner Bros. / New Line
2Halloween II (2009)$7,626,454--3,025--$2,521$7,626,4541Weinstein / Dimension
3Inglourious Basterds$5,844,48285%3,1650$1,847$59,562,4422Weinstein Company
4District 9$2,966,26186%3,180130$933$83,079,7413Sony / TriStar
5G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$2,262,602148%3,467-486$653$126,698,1944Paramount
6The Time Traveler's Wife$2,109,195117%2,961-27$712$43,558,8033Warner Bros. / New Line
7Julie & Julia$2,084,47388%2,50340$833$65,682,2874Sony / Columbia
8Shorts$1,259,780156%3,1050$406$9,954,6462Warner Bros.
9Taking Woodstock$1,187,20913321%1,393--$852$1,207,6651Focus Features