'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. 26 2005

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#TitleSun, Jun. 26 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$8,655,131-19%3,8580$2,243$122,514,6922Warner Bros.
2Bewitched$5,335,432-26%3,174--$1,681$20,132,1071Sony / Columbia
3Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$4,840,536-28%3,265-186$1,483$125,511,5403Fox
4Herbie: Fully Loaded$3,664,308-26%3,521--$1,041$17,744,4851Disney
5George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$2,608,764-22%2,249--$1,160$10,221,7251Universal
7Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,921,653-23%2,371-552$810$358,466,8176Fox
8The Longest Yard (2005)$1,545,151-30%2,516-796$614$141,945,6585Paramount
9The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$1,149,594-16%2,352-303$489$30,546,9783Miramax / Dimension
10Cinderella Man$1,039,961-29%1,677-933$620$49,767,1464Universal