'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, Aug. 29 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 29 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Final Destination$10,159,267-6%3,121--$3,255$21,005,6361Warner Bros. / New Line
2Inglourious Basterds$8,072,66438%3,1650$2,551$67,635,1062Weinstein Company
3Halloween II (2009)$5,646,130-26%3,025--$1,866$13,272,5841Weinstein / Dimension
4District 9$4,383,19048%3,180130$1,378$87,462,9313Sony / TriStar
5G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$3,495,62754%3,467-486$1,008$130,193,8214Paramount
6Julie & Julia$3,109,08449%2,50340$1,242$68,791,3714Sony / Columbia
7The Time Traveler's Wife$2,798,23333%2,961-27$945$46,357,0363Warner Bros. / New Line
8Shorts$2,102,90267%3,1050$677$12,057,5482Warner Bros.
9Taking Woodstock$1,441,68721%1,393--$1,035$2,649,3521Focus Features