'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, Feb. 8 2009

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#TitleSun, Feb. 8 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1He's Just Not That Into You$6,429,782-41%3,175--$2,025$27,785,8401Warner Bros. / New Line
4The Pink Panther 2$2,988,461-43%3,243--$922$11,588,3341Sony / Columbia
5Paul Blart: Mall Cop$2,923,715-44%3,169-37$923$96,888,6904Sony / Columbia
7Slumdog Millionaire$1,935,291-41%1,72491$1,123$77,203,21513Fox Searchlight
8Gran Torino$1,880,697-44%2,705-310$695$120,199,1315Warner Bros.
9Hotel for Dogs$1,768,891-37%2,734-426$647$55,124,8974Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Uninvited$1,299,775-55%2,3440$555$18,242,9582Paramount / DreamWorks