'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 Sat, Jul. 18 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 18 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$29,234,2479%4,325--$6,759$136,241,2201Warner Bros.
2Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$7,137,47032%3,817-285$1,870$146,863,7423Fox
3Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$5,596,44134%3,857-436$1,451$359,898,4614Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Proposal$3,374,25624%3,043-115$1,109$125,882,6305Disney
5The Hangover$3,345,98830%2,667-335$1,255$233,489,7687Warner Bros.
6Public Enemies$3,164,19534%3,118-218$1,015$77,413,0213Universal
9My Sister's Keeper$1,087,35117%1,967-477$553$40,698,2524Warner Bros.
10I Love You Beth Cooper$974,985-6%1,87214$521$9,614,1362Fox