'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. 11 2010

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#TitleSun, Apr. 11 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Clash of the Titans (2010)$7,255,921-34%3,80225$1,908$110,226,5242Warner Bros.
2How to Train Your Dragon$7,205,900-32%4,007-53$1,798$133,404,4383Paramount / DreamWorks
3Date Night$5,430,639-49%3,374--$1,610$25,207,5991Fox
4Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?$2,551,264-48%2,1550$1,184$48,537,0392Lionsgate
5The Last Song$2,109,217-49%2,6741$789$42,255,1962Disney
6Hot Tub Time Machine$1,432,109-35%2,611-160$548$36,972,4703MGM
7Alice in Wonderland (2010)$1,408,329-38%2,530-450$557$319,009,5186Disney
8Diary of a Wimpy Kid$1,006,398-39%2,453-389$410$53,634,6714Fox
9The Bounty Hunter$918,872-50%2,901-217$317$55,912,4694Sony / Columbia