'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 Mon, Aug. 31 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 31 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Final Destination$2,233,739-65%3,121--$716$29,642,2861Warner Bros. / New Line
2Inglourious Basterds$1,964,227-64%3,1650$621$74,985,5802Weinstein Company
3Halloween II (2009)$1,091,482-65%3,025--$361$17,439,5781Weinstein / Dimension
4District 9$1,026,765-65%3,180130$323$91,410,5183Sony / TriStar
5Julie & Julia$718,696-61%2,50340$287$71,351,2764Sony / Columbia
6G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$583,252-70%3,467-486$168$132,733,3104Paramount
7The Time Traveler's Wife$577,482-63%2,961-27$195$48,478,5213Warner Bros. / New Line
8Shorts$348,882-70%3,1050$112$13,556,0752Warner Bros.
9Taking Woodstock$295,793-64%1,393--$212$3,774,1761Focus Features