'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. 2 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 2 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$11,250,834--3,287--$3,423$11,250,8341Disney
3Ghost Rider$3,070,415193%3,608-12$851$86,330,3763Sony / Columbia
4Bridge to Terabithia$2,069,166248%3,15920$655$51,368,5093Disney
5The Number 23$2,004,727197%2,7590$727$19,643,4642New Line
6Norbit$1,691,110300%2,827-318$598$78,194,3754Paramount / DreamWorks
7Music and Lyrics$1,506,857183%2,644-311$570$35,294,3093Warner Bros.
8Black Snake Moan$1,385,843--1,252--$1,107$1,385,8431Paramount Vantage
9Reno 911!: Miami$1,259,159140%2,7020$466$13,922,9372Fox