'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 Sat, Apr. 7 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 7 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Blades of Glory$8,830,9030%3,41038$2,590$63,016,1212Paramount / DreamWorks
2Meet the Robinsons$6,387,980-7%3,43522$1,860$48,473,6472Disney
3Are We Done Yet?$5,356,945-1%2,877--$1,862$15,007,0221Sony / Columbia
4Grindhouse$4,062,150-19%2,624--$1,548$9,079,7171Weinstein / Dimension
5The Reaping$3,752,506-1%2,603--$1,442$9,459,4951Warner Bros.
6300$3,360,86316%2,674-330$1,257$191,302,9845Warner Bros.
7Wild Hogs$2,814,08420%2,825-375$996$143,777,8746Disney
9TMNT$1,911,9423%2,811-309$680$45,551,2583Warner Bros.
10Firehouse Dog$1,449,443-9%2,860--$507$4,299,2591Fox