'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 Sun, Feb. 19 2006

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#TitleSun, Feb. 19 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eight Below$6,680,654-21%3,066--$2,179$20,188,6691Disney
2The Pink Panther (2006)$5,527,563-22%3,4770$1,590$42,392,2432Sony / Columbia
3Date Movie$5,139,317-28%2,896--$1,775$19,076,3671Fox
4Curious George$4,192,494-18%2,5726$1,630$29,923,6992Universal
5Final Destination 3$3,132,195-23%2,8800$1,088$35,776,9932New Line
6Firewall$2,669,352-32%2,8400$940$27,251,6272Warner Bros.
7Freedomland$1,644,190-31%2,361--$696$5,834,2921Sony / Columbia
8Big Momma's House 2$1,490,713-26%2,039-694$731$61,488,5764Fox
9When a Stranger Calls (2006)$1,458,802-29%2,629-375$555$41,287,1823Sony / Screen Gems
10Nanny McPhee$1,320,104-16%2,001-147$660$37,908,8924Universal