'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 Wed, Mar. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beauty Shop$2,073,582--2,659--$780$2,073,5820MGM
2Guess Who$1,507,345-18%3,147--$479$26,667,0071Sony / Columbia
4Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$1,212,329-16%3,233--$375$21,681,9751Warner Bros.
5The Ring Two$896,356-19%3,3419$268$61,452,8452DreamWorks
6The Pacifier$875,120-10%3,102-79$282$89,292,8834Disney
7Ice Princess$526,183-9%2,5010$210$15,404,8882Disney
8Hitch$393,160-14%2,233-470$176$167,896,6997Sony / Columbia
10Million Dollar Baby$233,203-6%1,710-500$136$94,958,15615Warner Bros.