'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, Nov. 19 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 19 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$36,719,281-8%3,858--$9,518$76,838,1051Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$8,953,10718%2,961--$3,024$16,565,0011Fox
3Chicken Little$6,782,97391%3,514-144$1,930$94,722,4033Disney
4Derailed$2,845,80336%2,4474$1,163$20,252,0832The Weinstein Company
5Zathura$2,286,14058%3,2329$707$18,919,3642Sony / Columbia
7Get Rich or Die Tryin'$1,894,17044%1,66614$1,137$23,342,2302Paramount
8Saw II$1,718,05635%2,257-692$761$78,945,8504Lionsgate
9The Legend of Zorro$1,018,19344%2,150-903$474$42,211,6834Sony / Columbia