'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, Jan. 7 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 7 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$7,129,03077%3,514-339$2,029$243,291,6365Disney
3King Kong (2005)$5,745,17368%3,482-145$1,650$189,214,7364Universal
4Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$5,307,55837%3,182126$1,668$78,332,0173Sony / Columbia
5Cheaper by the Dozen 2$3,933,93371%3,108-103$1,266$64,354,4383Fox
7Memoirs of a Geisha$2,584,73140%1,58942$1,627$38,182,6603Sony / Columbia
8Rumor Has It$2,563,12140%2,766-49$927$33,896,5853Warner Bros.
9The Family Stone$2,049,40839%2,085-379$983$52,091,6174Fox
10The Ringer$1,850,39024%1,688-165$1,096$26,848,4003Fox Searchlight