'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, Sep. 3 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 3 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transporter 2$5,815,4864%3,303--$1,761$11,388,9751Fox
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$4,859,38241%2,90133$1,675$63,661,7293Universal
3The Constant Gardener$3,338,89348%1,346--$2,481$7,311,9001Focus
4Red Eye$2,883,07440%3,13443$920$41,022,5233DreamWorks
5The Brothers Grimm$2,718,12750%3,09811$877$24,234,0272Miramax / Dimension
6Four Brothers$1,893,16056%2,435-214$777$61,091,1814Paramount
7Wedding Crashers$1,782,02153%2,416-321$738$192,944,1338New Line
8March of the Penguins$1,549,40674%2,506112$618$60,443,47611Warner Independent
9The Skeleton Key$1,255,50849%2,414-370$520$41,835,8584Universal
10The Cave$1,102,16744%2,1950$502$9,881,8902Sony / Screen Gems