'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, Apr. 28 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 28 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1RV$4,599,415--3,639--$1,264$4,599,4151Sony / Columbia
2Stick It$4,103,044--2,038--$2,013$4,103,0441Disney
3United 93$3,688,915--1,795--$2,055$3,688,9151Universal
4Silent Hill$2,985,248177%2,9326$1,018$27,916,7402Sony / Columbia
5Scary Movie 4$2,418,953256%3,418-256$708$72,781,4773Weinstein / Dimension
6The Sentinel$2,254,352169%2,85132$791$20,194,0422Fox
7Ice Age: The Meltdown$1,707,818203%3,122-418$547$172,364,7125Fox
8Akeelah and the Bee$1,692,804--2,195--$771$1,692,8041Lionsgate
9The Benchwarmers$1,286,238293%2,695-399$477$49,665,3444Sony / Columbia
10The Wild$1,026,208177%2,605-249$394$24,738,2553Disney