'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 Sat, Jul. 16 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 16 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$19,351,311-7%3,770--$5,133$40,065,5821Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$12,290,18418%2,925--$4,202$22,737,5241New Line
3Fantastic Four$8,979,72633%3,61917$2,481$93,138,1852Fox
4War of the Worlds$6,234,38842%3,724-186$1,674$187,823,7483Paramount
5Batman Begins$2,449,16040%2,810-534$872$181,302,7135Warner Bros.
6Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$2,171,96838%2,370-411$916$166,789,6726Fox
7Dark Water$1,764,97017%2,6570$664$17,549,0272Disney
8Herbie: Fully Loaded$1,433,47932%2,481-521$578$54,864,8824Disney
9Bewitched$1,001,53124%2,290-724$437$56,282,8274Sony / Columbia