'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, May. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X-Men Origins: Wolverine$34,433,534--4,099--$8,400$34,433,5341Fox
2Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$5,807,218--3,175--$1,829$5,807,2181Warner Bros. / New Line
3Obsessed$4,076,186207%2,5140$1,621$38,878,8162Sony / Screen Gems
417 Again$1,994,842247%3,2550$613$44,139,6763Warner Bros. / New Line
5The Soloist$1,673,351152%2,0339$823$14,182,2042Paramount / DreamWorks
6Fighting$1,421,456200%2,3123$615$14,754,1882Universal / Rogue
7Monsters vs. Aliens$1,303,122192%2,626-912$496$177,912,2296Paramount / DreamWorks
8Earth (2009)$1,267,09963%1,8040$702$18,930,4752Disneynature
9Hannah Montana: The Movie$1,083,013274%2,819-412$384$67,862,5664Disney
10State of Play$1,075,167113%2,445-362$440$28,304,7533Universal