'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, Feb. 23 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 23 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vantage Point$9,940,21625%3,149--$3,157$17,885,9511Sony / Columbia
2The Spiderwick Chronicles$6,042,377104%3,8470$1,571$39,983,5452Paramount
4Step Up 2 the Streets$4,328,61441%2,48010$1,745$39,022,4612Disney
5Fool's Gold$3,033,02953%3,075-50$986$51,179,5663Warner Bros.
6Definitely, Maybe$2,397,13747%2,22016$1,080$20,626,4772Universal
7Juno$2,033,40889%1,727-138$1,177$129,392,4619Fox Searchlight
8Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$2,004,66191%1,873-514$1,070$34,560,3893Universal
9There Will Be Blood$1,356,657108%1,402-8$968$34,435,1349Paramount Vantage
10The Bucket List$1,210,28277%1,902-405$636$84,499,1577Warner Bros.