'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, Aug. 16 2009

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#TitleSun, Aug. 16 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1District 9$10,577,492-16%3,049--$3,469$37,354,5901Sony / TriStar
2G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$6,423,171-28%4,0070$1,603$98,576,0192Paramount
3The Time Traveler's Wife$4,528,642-29%2,988--$1,516$18,623,1541Warner Bros. / New Line
4Julie & Julia$3,555,857-27%2,3540$1,511$43,344,4892Sony / Columbia
6The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$1,679,142-11%1,838--$914$5,641,4111Paramount Vantage
7Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$1,640,861-20%2,771-684$592$283,880,2135Warner Bros.
8The Ugly Truth$1,203,095-32%2,733-242$440$77,447,4824Sony / Columbia
9Funny People$891,184-24%2,584-424$345$47,910,3823Universal
10(500) Days of Summer$876,540-24%1,048231$836$17,897,5325Fox Searchlight