'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 Fri, Oct. 14 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 14 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Fog (2005)$4,111,987--2,972--$1,384$4,111,9871Sony / Columbia
3Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$2,925,170112%3,65611$800$24,506,2912DreamWorks
5In Her Shoes$1,888,48899%2,84032$665$15,837,3982Fox
6Domino$1,560,508--2,223--$702$1,560,5081New Line
7Two for the Money$1,462,658111%2,3976$610$13,373,1122Universal
8A History of Violence$1,051,847119%1,3488$780$19,573,9544New Line
10Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$949,24589%2,525-479$376$45,139,8934Warner Bros.