'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, Nov. 22 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 22 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Twilight Saga: New Moon$27,846,761-34%4,024--$6,920$142,839,0091Summit
2The Blind Side$9,338,927-32%3,110--$3,003$34,119,3281Warner Bros.
32012$7,224,322-35%3,4084$2,120$108,131,7332Sony / Columbia
4Planet 51$3,566,344-36%3,035--$1,175$12,285,8941Sony / TriStar
5Disney's A Christmas Carol$3,529,218-38%3,578-105$986$79,837,3493Disney
6The Men Who Stare at Goats$701,769-45%2,056-397$341$27,679,3483Overture
7Michael Jackson's This Is It$471,222-34%1,640-1397$287$70,257,0064Sony / Columbia
8Law Abiding Citizen$395,324-44%1,327-744$298$70,015,0606Overture
9The Fourth Kind$395,079-46%1,648-882$240$23,360,8543Universal
10Couples Retreat$393,226-56%1,712-797$230$104,993,7057Universal