'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, Jul. 5 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 5 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hancock$25,781,08539%3,965--$6,502$85,583,5061Sony / Columbia
3Wanted (2008)$8,312,59655%3,18510$2,610$83,814,4212Universal
4Get Smart$4,903,09762%3,574-341$1,372$94,924,7703Warner Bros.
5Kung Fu Panda$3,098,24754%3,347-323$926$191,007,6365Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Incredible Hulk$2,114,02767%3,043-306$695$123,319,9774Universal
7Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$1,616,44844%2,192-364$737$305,389,0247Paramount
8Kit Kittredge: An American Girl$1,390,91162%1,8431838$755$4,772,7053Picturehouse
9Sex and the City$1,027,56165%1,275-480$806$144,160,7136Warner Bros. / New Line
10You Don't Mess with the Zohan$942,05791%1,731-416$544$94,227,1505Sony / Columbia