'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 Fri, Mar. 12 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 12 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$17,281,335155%3,7280$4,636$163,906,6912Disney
2Green Zone$5,045,040--3,003--$1,680$5,045,0401Universal
3Remember Me$3,567,535--2,212--$1,613$3,567,5351Summit
4She's Out of My League$3,348,833--2,956--$1,133$3,348,8331Paramount
5Our Family Wedding$2,496,341--1,605--$1,555$2,496,3411Fox Searchlight
6Shutter Island$2,401,174132%3,356178$715$102,268,6864Paramount
8Brooklyn's Finest$1,405,07979%1,9393$725$18,466,5512Overture
9Cop Out$1,267,23394%2,882-268$440$36,479,8993Warner Bros.
10The Crazies$1,164,617120%2,359-120$494$30,872,9853Overture