'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 Tue, May. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monster-in-Law$1,804,1641%3,424--$527$26,695,2341New Line
2Kicking & Screaming$879,365-14%3,455--$255$22,060,5801Universal
4Kingdom of Heaven$753,683-7%3,2193$234$36,662,4182Fox
5Crash (2005)$670,006-3%1,87612$357$20,976,0792Lionsgate
6House of Wax$461,457-11%3,1110$148$22,926,2682Warner Bros.
7The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$387,246-5%2,770-363$140$44,312,3383Disney
8The Interpreter$375,1763%2,602-212$144$61,901,8494Universal
9Mindhunters$186,027-8%1,040--$179$2,299,9241Dimension Films
10XXX: State of the Union$134,433-1%2,387-1093$56$24,611,6953Sony / Columbia