'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 Wed, Dec. 5 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 5 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
4Awake$365,220-10%2,002--$182$7,042,8921MGM / Weinstein
5August Rush$347,679-4%2,3100$151$21,262,2622Warner Bros.
6American Gangster$325,542-4%2,699-100$121$122,695,5555Universal
7The Mist$306,022-9%2,4230$126$20,542,9542MGM / Weinstein
8This Christmas$303,257-12%1,8580$163$37,435,7002Sony / Screen Gems
9Fred Claus$296,9214%3,420-183$87$60,625,5034Warner Bros.
10Bee Movie$194,647-3%3,150-357$62$118,210,4605Paramount / DreamWorks