'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, Sep. 18 2005

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#TitleSun, Sep. 18 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Just Like Heaven$3,805,376-46%3,508--$1,085$16,409,1921DreamWorks
2The Exorcism of Emily Rose$3,360,551-48%2,9832$1,127$51,560,4582Sony / Screen Gems
3Lord of War$2,456,024-35%2,814--$873$9,390,5411Lionsgate
4The 40-Year-Old Virgin$1,352,842-51%3,00632$450$90,725,9945Universal
5Transporter 2$1,064,039-41%2,805-515$379$36,495,0703Fox
6Cry Wolf$901,046-54%1,789--$504$4,428,7161Rogue
7The Constant Gardener$812,876-53%1,3876$586$24,296,1713Focus
8March of the Penguins$725,231-38%1,876-527$387$70,390,08013Warner Independent
9Red Eye$634,264-52%2,455-621$258$55,184,6225DreamWorks
10Wedding Crashers$526,658-57%1,807-374$291$203,649,91810New Line