'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. 26 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 26 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eagle Eye$9,800,680--3,510--$2,792$9,800,6801Paramount / DreamWorks
2Nights in Rodanthe$4,731,846--2,704--$1,750$4,731,8461Warner Bros.
3Lakeview Terrace$2,027,054154%2,4673$822$20,727,3952Sony / Screen Gems
4Burn After Reading$1,635,430120%2,649-8$617$41,006,3183Focus
5My Best Friend's Girl$1,265,428127%2,63632$480$11,995,7992Lionsgate
7Righteous Kill$1,018,23480%3,011-141$338$32,020,3823Overture
8Miracle at St. Anna$967,162--1,185--$816$967,1621Disney
9The Women (2008)$826,89366%2,642-353$313$22,253,4923Picturehouse
10Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$811,804148%1,604-466$506$30,448,9153Lionsgate