'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, Feb. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1When a Stranger Calls (2006)$697,156-16%2,999--$232$24,110,0171Sony / Screen Gems
2Brokeback Mountain$586,191-6%2,089435$281$61,894,7969Focus
3Big Momma's House 2$515,648-13%3,2610$158$47,424,0132Fox
4Underworld: Evolution$401,412-13%2,870-337$140$54,325,5853Sony / Screen Gems
5Nanny McPhee$353,188-6%2,146151$165$27,660,1612Universal
6Walk the Line$253,505-8%1,577376$161$111,387,20312Fox
8Something New$231,351-18%1,265--$183$5,713,4331Focus
9Capote$208,980-10%1,239--$169$14,060,62019Sony Classics
10Hoodwinked$176,790-5%2,9072328$61$44,665,3404The Weinstein Company