'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 Thu, Jan. 21 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 21 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Book of Eli$2,044,2181%3,111--$657$45,003,2231Warner Bros.
3It's Complicated$774,8657%2,670-285$290$92,460,0604Universal
4The Lovely Bones$764,4074%2,5632560$298$22,824,1206Paramount / DreamWorks
5Sherlock Holmes$727,2376%3,173-453$229$184,448,7834Warner Bros.
6Up in the Air$480,4586%2,107-111$228$65,355,1907Paramount
7The Blind Side$474,09816%2,408-472$197$229,352,2899Warner Bros.
8Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$410,3087%3,296-345$124$197,892,4754Fox
9Leap Year (2010)$401,96510%2,5121$160$19,966,1852Universal