'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, Dec. 27 2009

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#TitleSun, Dec. 27 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Sherlock Holmes$15,858,161-27%3,626--$4,373$62,304,2771Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$15,143,373-24%3,700--$4,093$75,726,6921Fox
4It's Complicated$6,524,620-22%2,887--$2,260$22,100,8201Universal
5The Blind Side$3,470,000-25%2,766-641$1,255$184,128,3416Warner Bros.
6Up in the Air$3,246,000-26%1,8951720$1,713$24,035,8774Paramount
7The Princess and the Frog$3,191,232-17%3,4750$918$63,676,9243Disney
8Nine$1,535,413-19%1,4121408$1,087$5,795,5272The Weinstein Company
9Did You Hear About the Morgans?$1,496,783-24%2,7180$551$15,597,3082Sony / Columbia
10The Twilight Saga: New Moon$1,132,000-9%1,593-1442$711$280,964,6236Summit