'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 Sun, Sep. 14 2008

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#TitleSun, Sep. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Burn After Reading$4,735,557-40%2,651--$1,786$19,127,9111Focus
2Righteous Kill$3,996,668-38%3,152--$1,268$16,287,9441Overture
3Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$3,880,093-46%2,070--$1,874$17,381,5781Lionsgate
4The Women (2008)$2,605,697-33%2,962--$880$10,115,8761Picturehouse
5Tropic Thunder$1,063,802-44%2,927-519$363$102,971,7315Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Dark Knight$1,060,703-46%2,191-384$484$517,807,2969Warner Bros.
7The House Bunny$935,711-51%2,76327$339$38,958,3884Sony / Columbia
8Bangkok Dangerous$785,407-26%2,6544$296$12,724,2792Lionsgate
9Death Race$582,924-35%2,007-579$290$33,232,1624Universal