'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, Jul. 3 2005

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#TitleSun, Jul. 3 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1War of the Worlds$19,775,189-15%3,908--$5,060$100,560,1071Paramount
2Batman Begins$5,359,275-6%3,765-93$1,423$151,073,9563Warner Bros.
3Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$3,439,827-12%2,985-280$1,152$143,930,8714Fox
4Bewitched$2,809,213-14%3,18814$881$38,664,7182Sony / Columbia
5Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,665,472-15%3,5210$757$35,149,9132Disney
8Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,381,635-8%1,759-612$785$365,550,5957Fox
9The Longest Yard (2005)$1,022,873-20%1,790-726$571$148,028,4316Paramount
10George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$878,448-9%2,2534$390$16,210,2242Universal