'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 Wed, Aug. 3 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 3 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wedding Crashers$2,852,892-6%3,030105$942$124,865,0853New Line
2Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$2,485,426-3%3,775-15$658$155,970,2353Warner Bros.
3Sky High$2,011,386-2%2,905--$692$20,923,3401Disney
4Must Love Dogs$1,473,218-3%2,505--$588$17,396,6121Warner Bros.
5Stealth$1,228,619-11%3,495--$352$17,480,0731Sony / Columbia
6Bad News Bears$848,302-4%3,1830$267$25,337,9192Paramount
7The Island (2005)$828,269-6%3,13816$264$27,002,6352DreamWorks
8Fantastic Four$823,735-5%2,744-705$300$138,890,4104Fox
9War of the Worlds$632,675-7%2,324-941$272$220,412,2185Paramount
10The Devil's Rejects$360,098-7%1,7570$205$13,724,6002Lionsgate