'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, Oct. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paranormal Activity$4,892,724-43%1,9451185$2,516$61,580,1122Paramount
2Where the Wild Things Are$3,545,982-42%3,7350$949$53,560,4832Warner Bros.
3Law Abiding Citizen$3,006,120-43%2,8900$1,040$40,005,9982Overture
4Saw VI$2,453,117-48%3,036--$808$14,117,4561Lionsgate
5Couples Retreat$2,151,808-55%3,07465$700$77,737,6503Universal
6Astro Boy$1,865,058-38%3,014--$619$6,703,1191Summit
7Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$1,514,164-41%2,754--$550$6,291,9001Universal
8Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$1,296,864-49%2,741-296$473$114,854,6966Sony / Columbia
9The Stepfather (2009)$1,197,675-58%2,7340$438$20,082,2422Sony / Screen Gems
10Zombieland$1,013,610-44%2,447-724$414$67,209,7034Sony / Columbia