'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 Tue, May. 29 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 29 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$7,788,167-69%4,362--$1,785$160,832,1751Disney
2Shrek the Third$3,634,150-74%4,17250$871$220,985,3032Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$1,034,519-73%3,723-601$278$308,785,7794Sony / Columbia
428 Weeks Later$332,173-55%2,013-292$165$24,734,4073Fox Atomic
5Bug (2007)$322,089-58%1,661--$194$4,339,9301Lionsgate
6Georgia Rule$237,373-56%1,904-627$125$17,069,4683Universal
7Disturbia$207,203-59%1,632-915$127$75,148,7427Paramount / DreamWorks