'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, Mar. 2 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 2 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Semi-Pro$3,789,878-35%3,121--$1,214$15,077,5101New Line
2Vantage Point$3,151,394-47%3,1501$1,000$40,823,9192Sony / Columbia
3The Spiderwick Chronicles$2,736,556-33%3,654-193$749$55,030,8553Paramount
4The Other Boleyn Girl$2,071,393-37%1,166--$1,776$8,202,9761Sony / Columbia
6Step Up 2 the Streets$1,353,650-49%2,52848$535$48,621,9603Disney
7No Country for Old Men$1,134,280-42%2,037936$557$68,226,18817Miramax
8Fool's Gold$1,025,389-51%2,845-230$360$58,801,2604Warner Bros.
10Definitely, Maybe$831,630-46%2,189-31$380$26,649,4333Universal