'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, Mar. 29 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 29 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
121$9,568,70611%2,648--$3,614$18,224,7011Sony / Columbia
2Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$7,444,30742%3,826-135$1,946$112,541,6693Fox
3Superhero Movie$3,847,43111%2,960--$1,300$7,320,1561MGM / Weinstein
4Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns$3,494,19355%2,01610$1,733$30,820,6392Lionsgate
5Drillbit Taylor$2,389,41626%3,0615$781$19,054,8322Paramount
6Shutter (2008)$2,192,36613%2,7563$795$17,915,0432Fox
710,000 B.C.$2,110,21149%3,055-399$691$83,570,0144Warner Bros.
9College Road Trip$1,492,43139%2,270-305$657$37,432,5974Disney
10The Bank Job$1,236,72357%1,605-8$771$23,330,6324Lionsgate