'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. 4 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 4 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$11,044,320-37%3,287--$3,360$39,699,5381Disney
3Ghost Rider$3,160,962-41%3,608-12$876$94,813,7813Sony / Columbia
4Bridge to Terabithia$2,713,002-34%3,15920$859$58,203,4323Disney
5The Number 23$1,747,910-36%2,7590$634$24,127,0832New Line
6Norbit$1,685,731-44%2,827-318$596$82,900,5434Paramount / DreamWorks
7Music and Lyrics$1,136,662-49%2,644-311$430$38,676,8573Warner Bros.
8Black Snake Moan$1,135,544-30%1,252--$907$4,143,0931Paramount Vantage
9Reno 911!: Miami$1,054,595-35%2,7020$390$16,606,9332Fox