'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, May. 27 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 27 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Longest Yard (2005)$16,186,373--3,634--$4,454$16,186,3731Paramount
2Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$15,579,14672%3,6632$4,253$216,019,3632Fox
4Monster-in-Law$2,990,111101%3,230-194$926$52,653,0983New Line
5Kicking & Screaming$1,423,41555%2,966-504$480$39,037,8073Universal
6Crash (2005)$1,275,50995%1,680-225$759$31,414,4264Lionsgate
8The Interpreter$497,85859%1,171-993$425$67,094,0206Universal
9Kingdom of Heaven$436,33811%1,328-1480$329$43,260,9944Fox
10House of Wax$394,45818%1,635-1131$241$28,631,0184Warner Bros.