'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 Tue, Jan. 5 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 5 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Sherlock Holmes$2,702,422-7%3,6260$745$144,329,3202Warner Bros.
3It's Complicated$1,738,25519%2,89710$600$62,379,3202Universal
4Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$1,552,890-30%3,74747$414$159,843,2812Fox
5Up in the Air$910,70512%1,8950$481$46,113,0415Paramount
6The Blind Side$768,341-7%2,926160$263$209,908,5517Warner Bros.
7The Princess and the Frog$525,568-26%3,328-147$158$87,126,9924Disney
8Did You Hear About the Morgans?$420,53010%2,7180$155$26,151,6783Sony / Columbia
9Nine$414,33014%1,4120$293$14,476,2633The Weinstein Company
10Invictus$318,0182%2,17010$147$31,165,3244Warner Bros.