'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, Apr. 18 2010

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#TitleSun, Apr. 18 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Train Your Dragon$6,117,787-33%3,825-182$1,599$158,251,0664Paramount / DreamWorks
3Clash of the Titans (2010)$4,282,557-38%3,753-49$1,141$132,600,2203Warner Bros.
4Death at a Funeral (2010)$4,070,297-38%2,459--$1,655$16,217,5401Sony / Screen Gems
5Date Night$3,572,469-53%3,3806$1,057$48,666,7992Fox
6The Last Song$1,428,449-46%2,76793$516$50,187,8553Disney
7Alice in Wonderland (2010)$1,037,755-39%2,024-506$513$324,131,3017Disney
8Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$965,040-49%1,859-296$519$54,801,8123Lionsgate
9Hot Tub Time Machine$928,696-39%2,308-303$402$42,452,7564MGM
10Diary of a Wimpy Kid$815,305-38%2,149-304$379$57,088,4895Fox