'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 Sat, Oct. 24 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 24 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paranormal Activity$8,638,47314%1,9451185$4,441$56,687,3882Paramount
2Where the Wild Things Are$6,130,87141%3,7350$1,641$50,014,5012Warner Bros.
3Law Abiding Citizen$5,273,62428%2,8900$1,825$36,999,8782Overture
4Couples Retreat$4,826,24432%3,07465$1,570$75,585,8423Universal
5Saw VI$4,707,313-32%3,036--$1,550$11,664,3391Lionsgate
6Astro Boy$3,014,77265%3,014--$1,000$4,838,0611Summit
7The Stepfather (2009)$2,823,86328%2,7340$1,033$18,884,5672Sony / Screen Gems
8Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$2,548,90681%2,741-296$930$113,557,8326Sony / Columbia
9Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$2,547,27114%2,754--$925$4,777,7361Universal
10Zombieland$1,824,94333%2,447-724$746$66,196,0934Sony / Columbia