'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 Wed, Oct. 7 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 7 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Zombieland$1,863,640-16%3,036--$614$30,879,5101Sony / Columbia
2Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$644,385-6%2,977-142$216$83,524,2143Sony / Columbia
3Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$582,376-11%1,745--$334$14,384,5101Disney
5The Invention of Lying$474,236-12%1,707--$278$8,502,0201Warner Bros.
6Whip It$315,366-14%1,721--$183$5,647,0171Fox Searchlight
7The Informant!$298,501-9%2,425-80$123$27,355,4943Warner Bros.
8Love Happens$230,723-8%1,92224$120$19,554,1123Universal
9Fame (2009)$223,335-19%3,13337$71$17,242,1652MGM