'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, Mar. 24 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 24 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$3,055,942--3,183--$960$3,055,9420Warner Bros.
2The Ring Two$2,742,93937%3,332--$823$44,285,7301DreamWorks
4The Pacifier$1,608,97716%3,18115$506$77,742,2533Disney
5Hitch$816,85916%2,703-272$302$162,162,3676Sony / Columbia
6Ice Princess$806,65713%2,501--$323$9,608,7021Disney
8Be Cool$547,820-4%2,660-556$206$49,506,5103MGM
9Million Dollar Baby$405,727-2%2,210-165$184$91,557,69614Warner Bros.
10Constantine$268,3602%1,670-500$161$71,445,8725Warner Bros.