'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, May. 11 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 11 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kingdom of Heaven$1,337,553-11%3,216--$416$24,180,8961Fox
2Crash (2005)$863,2422%1,864--$463$11,722,2011Lionsgate
3House of Wax$766,028-8%3,111--$246$14,630,7541Warner Bros.
4The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$643,565-6%3,1330$205$37,820,9312Disney
5The Interpreter$547,1450%2,81450$194$56,022,7403Universal
6XXX: State of the Union$315,118-2%3,4800$91$21,885,8102Sony / Columbia
7The Amityville Horror (2005)$283,574-3%2,478-580$114$61,186,3964MGM
8Sahara (2005)$228,387-1%2,516-596$91$62,340,7435Paramount
9A Lot Like Love$218,1695%2,153-349$101$19,546,8743Disney
10Fever Pitch (2005)$124,40212%1,541-651$81$39,600,8345Fox