'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 Tue, May. 5 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 5 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X-Men Origins: Wolverine$4,632,337-15%4,099--$1,130$95,141,1691Fox
2Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$1,167,07712%3,175--$368$17,622,6401Warner Bros. / New Line
3Obsessed$748,270-1%2,5140$298$48,360,6852Sony / Screen Gems
4The Soloist$461,4309%2,0339$227$19,047,4442Paramount / DreamWorks
5Earth (2009)$402,57414%1,8040$223$22,759,6222Disneynature
617 Again$341,63810%3,2550$105$49,158,6813Warner Bros. / New Line
7State of Play$305,11014%2,445-362$125$31,518,5653Universal
8Monsters vs. Aliens$292,990-2%2,626-732$112$183,006,2656Paramount / DreamWorks
9Fighting$289,2040%2,3123$125$17,921,2672Universal / Rogue
10Fast & Furious$190,056-1%2,547-1019$75$150,184,7035Universal