'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 Tue, Feb. 5 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 5 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Eye (2008)$640,226-13%2,436--$263$13,800,6201Lionsgate
327 Dresses$635,7959%2,976-98$214$58,464,5063Fox
4The Bucket List$559,6324%2,9150$192$68,647,8254Warner Bros.
5Juno$528,3981%2,47549$213$110,882,1966Fox Searchlight
6Untraceable$444,643-1%2,3680$188$20,023,9112Sony / Screen Gems
7There Will Be Blood$421,286-5%1,507622$280$21,901,9736Paramount Vantage
9Meet the Spartans$339,465-9%2,64338$128$29,257,0652Fox
10Over Her Dead Body$278,8924%1,977--$141$4,573,7961New Line