'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, Mar. 12 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 12 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Failure to Launch$5,618,816-45%3,057--$1,838$24,411,7891Paramount
2The Shaggy Dog (2006)$4,926,149-32%3,501--$1,407$16,309,6311Disney
3The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$3,943,020-36%2,620--$1,505$15,708,0491Fox Searchlight
416 Blocks$1,956,633-40%2,7060$723$22,809,3382Warner Bros.
5Eight Below$1,625,260-34%2,970-152$547$66,567,6264Disney
6Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$1,375,697-51%1,812-382$759$55,703,9783Lionsgate
8Ultraviolet$1,051,543-33%2,5580$411$14,833,0832Sony / Screen Gems
9The Pink Panther (2006)$1,014,015-39%2,302-722$440$74,653,1335Sony / Columbia
10Curious George$815,419-17%1,942-648$420$52,583,8535Universal