'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 Fri, Aug. 22 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 22 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The House Bunny$5,918,850--2,714--$2,181$5,918,8501Sony / Columbia
2Tropic Thunder$4,844,23879%3,35233$1,445$54,412,0822Paramount / DreamWorks
3Death Race$4,620,465--2,532--$1,825$4,620,4651Universal
4The Dark Knight$2,991,38773%3,163-427$946$481,873,6876Warner Bros.
5Pineapple Express$1,674,24742%2,620-452$639$70,001,0743Sony / Columbia
7Star Wars: The Clone Wars$1,595,78669%3,4520$462$20,932,7462Warner Bros.
8The Longshots$1,327,058--2,089--$635$1,327,0581MGM / Weinstein
9Mamma Mia!$1,325,45035%2,326-445$570$121,478,8216Universal
10The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$1,186,27753%2,422-941$490$90,929,9074Universal