'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, Sep. 13 2009

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#TitleSun, Sep. 13 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself$4,959,881-50%2,255--$2,200$23,447,8511Lionsgate
29 (2009)$2,733,441-42%1,661--$1,646$15,160,0361Focus
3Inglourious Basterds$1,481,471-47%3,215-143$461$103,903,2674Weinstein Company
4The Final Destination$1,380,221-44%2,732-389$505$58,281,8503Warner Bros. / New Line
5All About Steve$1,223,657-52%2,26514$540$21,650,2002Fox
6Whiteout$1,139,631-43%2,745--$415$4,916,0901Warner Bros.
7Sorority Row$1,008,000-52%2,665--$378$5,059,0911Summit
8District 9$884,064-45%2,560-579$345$108,455,5265Sony / TriStar
10Julie & Julia$762,069-48%2,342-186$325$85,220,3836Sony / Columbia