'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, Dec. 24 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 24 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$4,740,726-40%3,853173$1,230$146,115,2893Disney
2King Kong (2005)$4,559,161-42%3,5680$1,278$99,731,4752Universal
3Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$2,522,785-52%3,056--$826$15,405,3851Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen 2$1,962,627-50%3,175--$618$11,144,2001Fox
5Memoirs of a Geisha$1,480,191-44%1,5471495$957$7,222,0381Sony / Columbia
6The Family Stone$1,429,922-40%2,4693$579$23,001,8042Fox
7Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$998,855-38%2,521-664$396$259,327,1896Warner Bros.
8Syriana$750,380-31%1,725-50$435$27,481,0593Warner Bros.
9The Ringer$658,037-72%1,829--$360$3,034,8611Fox Searchlight
10Walk the Line$379,311-41%1,534-1130$247$85,676,7336Fox