'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. 23 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 23 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1TMNT$8,741,875--3,110--$2,811$8,741,8751Warner Bros.
2300$6,015,015106%3,28010$1,834$147,858,4733Warner Bros.
4Wild Hogs$4,111,970203%3,40141$1,209$113,565,9104Disney
5The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)$3,895,122--2,447--$1,592$3,895,1221Fox Atomic
6Premonition$3,230,678199%2,8310$1,141$25,323,0762Sony / Columbia
7The Last Mimzy$2,947,365--3,017--$977$2,947,3651New Line
8Reign Over Me$2,511,019--1,671--$1,503$2,511,0191Sony / Columbia
10Dead Silence$1,155,079171%1,8061$640$10,931,0552Universal