'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, Apr. 4 2010

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#TitleSun, Apr. 4 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Clash of the Titans (2010)$13,812,670-35%3,777--$3,657$63,890,1101Warner Bros.
2How to Train Your Dragon$6,897,178-38%4,0605$1,699$92,135,9162Paramount / DreamWorks
3Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$6,609,732-37%2,155--$3,067$29,289,5371Lionsgate
4The Last Song$2,897,687-51%2,673--$1,084$25,395,0411Disney
5Hot Tub Time Machine$2,124,205-30%2,77117$767$27,913,0342MGM
6Alice in Wonderland (2010)$2,055,114-35%2,980-404$690$309,733,7535Disney
7The Bounty Hunter$1,397,343-40%3,11844$448$48,849,3003Sony / Columbia
8Diary of a Wimpy Kid$1,042,488-45%2,842-241$367$46,011,6503Fox
9She's Out of My League$390,840-31%1,390-1042$281$28,712,9744Paramount
10Shutter Island$371,027-37%1,356-767$274$123,440,9377Paramount