'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, Aug. 31 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 31 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$10,896,715--3,472--$3,138$10,896,7151MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$3,466,730100%3,00254$1,155$80,302,0813Sony / Columbia
3Balls of Fury$3,429,878170%3,052--$1,124$6,392,1831Rogue
4The Bourne Ultimatum$2,599,146160%3,290-389$790$192,021,2265Universal
5Rush Hour 3$2,097,642181%3,008-400$697$113,965,3424New Line
6Mr. Bean's Holiday$1,553,447132%1,76551$880$14,555,7092Universal
7The Nanny Diaries$1,414,945135%2,6367$537$11,565,9902MGM / Weinstein
8Death Sentence$1,369,105--1,822--$751$1,369,1051Fox