'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, Oct. 18 2009

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#TitleSun, Oct. 18 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Where the Wild Things Are$8,282,207-33%3,735--$2,217$32,695,1071Warner Bros.
2Law Abiding Citizen$5,062,092-39%2,890--$1,752$21,039,8111Overture
3Couples Retreat$3,791,333-50%3,0099$1,260$62,619,7042Universal
4Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$2,240,638-39%3,03745$738$108,199,8715Sony / Columbia
5The Stepfather (2009)$2,223,690-55%2,734--$813$11,580,8091Sony / Screen Gems
6Zombieland$1,884,189-43%3,171133$594$60,637,2903Sony / Columbia
7Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$861,760-34%1,489-263$579$28,552,5943Disney
9The Invention of Lying$427,197-51%1,624-119$263$15,498,5233Warner Bros.
10Whip It$361,138-46%1,482-256$244$11,363,1363Fox Searchlight