'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, Nov. 17 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 17 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Bee Movie$6,586,01996%3,98440$1,653$89,512,8353Paramount / DreamWorks
3American Gangster$5,846,71051%3,11051$1,880$97,496,9863Universal
4Fred Claus$5,676,06876%3,6030$1,575$32,703,1402Warner Bros.
5Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$4,328,60466%3,164--$1,368$6,931,3871Fox
6Dan in Real Life$1,968,20039%1,901-40$1,035$35,971,3434Disney
7Lions for Lambs$1,292,28950%2,2161$583$10,844,1772MGM / United Artists
8Saw IV$992,59138%2,097-807$473$61,230,7674Lionsgate
9The Game Plan$582,48884%1,374-787$424$87,096,0138Disney
10P2$377,79532%1,938-193$195$3,434,5372Summit Entertainment