'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 Wed, Jan. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Glory Road$635,212-8%2,222--$286$18,256,2601Disney
3Last Holiday$551,945-11%2,514--$220$16,678,4091Paramount
4The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$498,854-12%3,224-290$155$265,087,7046Disney
5Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$441,472-6%3,23957$136$95,155,1164Sony / Columbia
6Hoodwinked$415,000-18%2,394--$173$17,801,4711The Weinstein Company
7Memoirs of a Geisha$391,3211%1,65465$237$48,096,5644Sony / Columbia
9King Kong (2005)$366,135-7%2,814-668$130$205,287,4515Universal
10Tristan and Isolde$323,299-10%1,845--$175$8,292,5111Fox