'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, Feb. 6 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 6 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dear John$12,470,283-9%2,969--$4,200$26,234,9871Sony / Screen Gems
3From Paris with Love$3,755,80727%2,722--$1,380$6,704,5221Lionsgate
4The Tooth Fairy$3,479,723113%3,218-127$1,081$32,947,9913Fox
5Edge of Darkness$3,469,53650%3,0660$1,132$27,871,9782Warner Bros.
6When in Rome$2,607,96527%2,4560$1,062$20,057,1742Disney
7The Book of Eli$2,449,91062%2,820-255$869$81,293,5754Warner Bros.
8Legion$1,700,48660%2,339-137$727$34,041,6183Sony / Screen Gems
9Sherlock Holmes$1,353,13073%1,805-445$750$201,084,8437Warner Bros.
10The Blind Side$1,346,12074%1,740-11$774$240,986,06712Warner Bros.