'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, Sep. 1 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 1 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$8,554,614-21%3,472--$2,464$19,451,3291MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$4,260,39123%3,00254$1,419$84,562,4723Sony / Columbia
3Balls of Fury$4,131,80020%3,052--$1,354$10,523,9831Rogue
4The Bourne Ultimatum$3,832,05847%3,290-389$1,165$195,853,2845Universal
5Rush Hour 3$3,297,14957%3,008-400$1,096$117,262,4914New Line
6Mr. Bean's Holiday$2,241,52444%1,76551$1,270$16,797,2332Universal
7The Nanny Diaries$1,922,59336%2,6367$729$13,488,5832MGM / Weinstein
8Death Sentence$1,450,0306%1,822--$796$2,819,1351Fox