'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, Dec. 19 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 19 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Yes Man$6,495,811--3,434--$1,892$6,495,8111Warner Bros.
2Seven Pounds$5,199,151--2,758--$1,885$5,199,1511Sony / Columbia
3The Tale of Despereaux$3,538,093--3,104--$1,140$3,538,0931Universal
4The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$2,864,22661%3,5600$805$41,340,8422Fox
5Four Christmases$2,241,01588%3,515-25$638$94,653,4744Warner Bros. / New Line
6Twilight (2008)$1,605,96276%2,991-658$537$154,838,4385Summit
9Quantum of Solace$572,26840%1,874-761$305$159,719,6076Sony / Columbia
10Nothing Like the Holidays$364,62338%1,6710$218$4,983,0212Overture