'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 Mon, Aug. 25 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 25 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$1,897,590-62%3,35233$566$67,737,0492Paramount / DreamWorks
2The House Bunny$1,503,854-56%2,714--$554$16,038,4191Sony / Columbia
3Death Race$1,266,036-64%2,532--$500$13,886,7321Universal
4The Dark Knight$1,183,710-62%3,163-427$374$490,610,3076Warner Bros.
5Pineapple Express$765,904-55%2,620-452$292$74,544,1343Sony / Columbia
6Mamma Mia!$666,749-46%2,326-445$287$125,134,8836Universal
7Star Wars: The Clone Wars$577,916-66%3,4520$167$25,576,8542Warner Bros.
9The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$377,031-52%2,170-544$174$38,699,1133Warner Bros.
10The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$363,078-70%2,422-941$150$94,283,4444Universal