'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, Aug. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Invincible (2006)$5,400,261--2,917--$1,851$5,400,2611Disney
2Beerfest$2,635,828--2,964--$889$2,635,8281Warner Bros.
3Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$2,428,51994%3,370-371$721$122,110,5244Sony / Columbia
5Little Miss Sunshine$2,074,056182%1,430739$1,450$17,600,4545Fox Searchlight
6Step Up$2,024,017103%2,6478$765$46,256,6383Disney
7Snakes on a Plane$1,818,16277%3,5550$511$21,973,7662New Line
8World Trade Center$1,792,77388%3,02123$593$50,962,2513Paramount
9Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$1,444,69173%3,003-224$481$50,723,1094Paramount
10How to Eat Fried Worms$1,261,143--1,870--$674$1,261,1431New Line