'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 Sun, Nov. 18 2007

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#TitleSun, Nov. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Bee Movie$4,055,755-38%3,98440$1,018$93,568,5903Paramount / DreamWorks
3American Gangster$3,155,021-46%3,11051$1,014$100,652,0073Universal
4Fred Claus$3,011,298-47%3,6030$836$35,714,4382Warner Bros.
5Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$2,698,663-38%3,164--$853$9,630,0501Fox
6Dan in Real Life$958,487-51%1,901-40$504$36,929,8304Disney
7Lions for Lambs$741,272-43%2,2161$335$11,585,4492MGM / United Artists
8Saw IV$538,195-46%2,097-807$257$61,768,9624Lionsgate
9The Game Plan$307,629-47%1,374-787$224$87,403,6428Disney
10P2$186,997-51%1,938-193$96$3,621,5342Summit Entertainment