'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 Sun, Jun. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$7,555,160-28%3,650-13$2,070$307,889,9353Fox
3The Longest Yard (2005)$6,839,065-35%3,6340$1,882$95,782,6482Paramount
4Cinderella Man$5,005,596-32%2,812--$1,780$18,321,1761Universal
5The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$2,427,253-36%2,583--$940$13,574,0921Warner Bros.
6Monster-in-Law$1,630,961-35%3,025-205$539$71,119,4064New Line
7Lords of Dogtown$1,260,345-30%1,865--$676$5,623,1911Sony / Columbia
8Crash (2005)$956,146-30%1,319-361$725$40,933,4135Lionsgate
9Kicking & Screaming$584,440-40%1,827-1139$320$47,720,4504Universal