'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, Sep. 12 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 12 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Burn After Reading$6,454,437--2,651--$2,435$6,454,4371Focus
2Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$6,261,903--2,070--$3,025$6,261,9031Lionsgate
3Righteous Kill$5,847,648--3,152--$1,855$5,847,6481Overture
4The Women (2008)$3,613,926--2,962--$1,220$3,613,9261Picturehouse
5The House Bunny$1,300,082326%2,76327$471$36,103,9344Sony / Columbia
6Tropic Thunder$1,218,833125%2,927-519$416$100,006,7875Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Dark Knight$1,116,131161%2,191-384$509$514,794,9929Warner Bros.
8Bangkok Dangerous$739,80950%2,6544$279$10,870,9382Lionsgate
10Death Race$571,29283%2,007-579$285$31,746,7354Universal