'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 Tue, Nov. 24 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 24 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Twilight Saga: New Moon$11,328,0328%4,024--$2,815$164,673,1431Summit
2The Blind Side$4,942,22735%3,110--$1,589$42,720,2351Warner Bros.
32012$2,801,78222%3,4084$822$113,226,9612Sony / Columbia
4Disney's A Christmas Carol$1,800,12853%3,578-105$503$82,816,1083Disney
5Planet 51$1,318,23434%3,035--$434$14,586,6051Sony / TriStar
6The Men Who Stare at Goats$380,43226%2,056-397$185$28,362,8723Overture
7Michael Jackson's This Is It$249,11229%1,640-1397$152$70,699,1634Sony / Columbia
8Couples Retreat$231,50742%1,712-797$135$105,387,7317Universal
9Law Abiding Citizen$225,12933%1,327-744$170$70,409,6816Overture
10The Fourth Kind$222,11428%1,648-882$135$23,756,9213Universal