'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 Thu, Feb. 23 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 23 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eight Below$1,416,8493%3,066--$462$29,334,1531Disney
2The Pink Panther (2006)$1,039,2792%3,4770$299$49,745,9402Sony / Columbia
3Date Movie$893,288-1%2,896--$308$24,688,1281Fox
4Curious George$848,2851%2,5726$330$36,133,9002Universal
5Final Destination 3$699,508-1%2,8800$243$39,455,3082New Line
6Firewall$636,1141%2,8400$224$30,611,9752Warner Bros.
7Freedomland$355,873-7%2,361--$151$7,878,9311Sony / Columbia
8Nanny McPhee$321,6574%2,001-147$161$40,230,6994Universal
9Brokeback Mountain$318,163-6%1,600-366$199$73,124,18211Focus
10When a Stranger Calls (2006)$281,2874%2,629-375$107$42,956,1663Sony / Screen Gems