'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 Fri, Apr. 23 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 23 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Back-up Plan$4,257,676--3,280--$1,298$4,257,6761CBS Films
2How to Train Your Dragon$3,540,491189%3,665-160$966$166,536,2055Paramount / DreamWorks
3Date Night$3,287,331216%3,294-86$998$56,158,9273Fox
4The Losers$3,236,476--2,936--$1,102$3,236,4761Warner Bros.
6Death at a Funeral (2010)$2,361,095155%2,4590$960$22,810,2722Sony / Screen Gems
7Clash of the Titans (2010)$2,355,097157%3,271-482$720$138,994,4744Warner Bros.
9The Last Song$1,193,672207%2,79427$427$52,892,3434Disney
10Hot Tub Time Machine$591,18393%1,787-521$331$44,317,3795MGM