'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, Mar. 4 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 4 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$6,119,02376%2,1940$2,789$44,700,7612Lionsgate
216 Blocks$5,116,77237%2,706--$1,891$8,849,6171Warner Bros.
3Eight Below$4,750,26586%3,12250$1,522$55,809,4083Disney
5The Pink Panther (2006)$3,274,98981%3,024-289$1,083$67,868,3554Sony / Columbia
6Date Movie$2,282,40630%2,603-295$877$39,612,2773Fox
7Dave Chappelle's Block Party$2,227,680-16%1,200--$1,856$4,880,6581Rogue
8Curious George$2,097,488125%2,590-19$810$47,812,1014Universal
9Firewall$1,755,09267%2,212-528$793$41,716,0384Warner Bros.
10Final Destination 3$1,395,99958%2,208-518$632$48,765,9684New Line