'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 Fri, Mar. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$8,742,630--3,365--$2,598$8,742,6301Warner Bros.
2Failure to Launch$4,681,192128%3,11760$1,502$37,351,8112Paramount
3She's the Man$3,695,909--2,623--$1,409$3,695,9091Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Shaggy Dog (2006)$3,525,732122%3,5010$1,007$25,783,6222Disney
5The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$2,314,013110%2,6211$883$23,045,8322Fox Searchlight
616 Blocks$1,297,376110%2,666-40$487$26,733,6713Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$1,126,83385%2,603-367$433$70,086,4335Disney
8Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$825,741137%1,403-409$589$57,922,7644Lionsgate
9The Pink Panther (2006)$668,32475%1,852-450$361$76,778,8706Sony / Columbia