'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, May. 3 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 3 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$37,350,9786%4,105--$9,099$76,086,0971Paramount
2Made of Honor$5,988,7178%2,729--$2,194$11,542,9761Sony / Columbia
3Baby Mama$4,369,83926%2,5485$1,715$29,844,3972Universal
4Forgetting Sarah Marshall$2,599,74833%2,87273$905$43,225,1373Universal
5Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$2,433,19116%2,54535$956$23,788,2922Warner Bros. / New Line
6The Forbidden Kingdom$1,815,12054%2,960-191$613$43,920,9083Lionsgate
7Nim's Island$1,322,080105%2,478-499$534$41,758,1015Fox
8Prom Night (2008)$1,112,46928%2,434-387$457$40,928,8784Sony / Screen Gems
921$906,70240%2,242-710$404$78,508,9976Sony / Columbia
1088 Minutes$681,21051%1,765-403$386$14,957,1053Sony / Columbia