'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, Mar. 21 2010

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#TitleSun, Mar. 21 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alice in Wonderland (2010)$9,928,104-31%3,73911$2,655$265,433,6373Disney
2Diary of a Wimpy Kid$6,015,077-31%3,077--$1,955$22,126,1661Fox
3The Bounty Hunter$4,774,188-42%3,074--$1,553$20,686,4231Sony / Columbia
4Green Zone$1,667,220-37%3,0041$555$24,852,1352Universal
5Repo Men$1,638,600-29%2,521--$650$6,126,1701Universal
6She's Out of My League$1,558,779-34%2,9582$527$19,741,1742Paramount
7Shutter Island$1,259,322-40%2,704-652$466$115,750,4665Paramount
9Our Family Wedding$974,911-40%1,6094$606$13,608,1072Fox Searchlight
10Remember Me$750,957-41%2,2153$339$13,918,9222Summit