'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. 16 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 16 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$10,072,27585%3,270167$3,080$106,360,6302Warner Bros.
2Premonition$6,341,073--2,831--$2,240$6,341,0731Sony / Columbia
3Wild Hogs$5,400,689155%3,36064$1,607$90,568,5003Disney
4Dead Silence$2,878,568--1,805--$1,595$2,878,5681Universal
5I Think I Love My Wife$1,746,303--1,776--$983$1,746,3031Fox Searchlight
6Bridge to Terabithia$1,473,193104%3,091-119$477$71,244,7775Disney
7Ghost Rider$1,220,118115%2,824-523$432$107,426,8535Sony / Columbia
9Norbit$807,549125%2,016-489$401$90,476,9386Paramount / DreamWorks
10Music and Lyrics$719,89296%1,850-430$389$45,901,6955Warner Bros.