'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. 24 2005

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#TitleSun, Jul. 24 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$8,571,460-19%3,79020$2,262$114,059,0162Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$8,378,290-14%2,9250$2,864$80,369,2482New Line
3Fantastic Four$3,832,998-25%3,449-170$1,111$122,931,4883Fox
4The Island (2005)$3,647,589-20%3,122--$1,168$12,409,2411DreamWorks
5Bad News Bears$3,110,298-25%3,183--$977$11,382,4951Paramount
6War of the Worlds$2,594,968-30%3,265-459$795$208,418,8304Paramount
7Hustle and Flow$2,154,562-28%1,013--$2,127$8,018,9121Paramount Classics
8The Devil's Rejects$1,825,628-19%1,757--$1,039$7,067,6061Lionsgate
9Batman Begins$1,279,053-42%2,275-535$562$191,108,5916Warner Bros.
10Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,029,975-33%1,916-454$538$174,645,1197Fox