'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, Aug. 14 2005

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#TitleSun, Aug. 14 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Four Brothers$6,456,168-17%2,533--$2,549$21,177,0471Paramount
2The Skeleton Key$4,267,881-27%2,771--$1,540$16,057,8891Universal
3The Dukes of Hazzard$3,632,899-27%3,7850$960$57,460,7562Warner Bros.
4Wedding Crashers$3,446,187-30%3,13125$1,101$163,875,5595New Line
5Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo$2,731,026-20%3,127--$873$9,626,0831Sony / Columbia
6Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$2,314,488-21%3,304-398$701$183,940,6635Warner Bros.
7March of the Penguins$2,256,930-19%2,063196$1,094$37,721,2698Warner Independent
8Sky High$1,901,474-24%2,807-105$677$43,500,2633Disney
9Must Love Dogs$1,247,247-35%2,420-85$515$34,607,5923Warner Bros.
10Fantastic Four$725,095-26%1,617-722$448$148,513,3296Fox