'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, Jul. 3 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 3 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$17,989,97054%4,2340$4,249$269,026,0752Paramount / DreamWorks
2Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$17,197,36953%4,099--$4,196$42,240,6921Fox
3Public Enemies$10,168,06652%3,334--$3,050$25,038,3471Universal
4The Proposal$5,194,05751%3,09941$1,676$86,673,1193Disney
5The Hangover$4,490,86750%3,070-455$1,463$198,265,4505Warner Bros.
7My Sister's Keeper$2,448,80022%2,6060$940$23,180,2612Warner Bros.
8The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3$948,60074%1,908-1087$497$56,922,2514Sony / Columbia
9Year One$940,90536%2,240-784$420$36,917,6113Sony / Columbia
10Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$877,37273%1,419-831$618$166,542,5437Fox