'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, Feb. 27 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 27 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vantage Point$1,242,183-7%3,149--$394$26,795,6521Sony / Columbia
3The Spiderwick Chronicles$580,3217%3,8470$151$45,770,5472Paramount
4Fool's Gold$419,481-1%3,075-50$136$53,948,7803Warner Bros.
5Step Up 2 the Streets$387,942-6%2,48010$156$42,472,9972Disney
6Definitely, Maybe$378,3063%2,22016$170$22,891,0412Universal
7Juno$345,3352%1,727-138$200$131,453,0919Fox Searchlight
8No Country for Old Men$310,318-6%1,101176$282$63,830,48716Miramax
9There Will Be Blood$227,293-3%1,402-8$162$35,812,6629Paramount Vantage
10The Bucket List$224,58317%1,902-405$118$85,709,4177Warner Bros.