'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 Wed, Sep. 13 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 13 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Covenant$502,925-11%2,681--$188$10,515,2551Sony / Screen Gems
4The Illusionist (2006)$399,6342%1,362391$293$19,110,2754Yari Film Group
5Little Miss Sunshine$393,2613%1,560-42$252$42,628,3617Fox Searchlight
6Invincible (2006)$389,9741%2,98766$131$46,606,9723Disney
7The Protector (2006)$360,609-13%1,541--$234$6,229,7461The Weinstein Company
8The Wicker Man (2006)$298,378-4%2,7840$107$18,333,3972Warner Bros.
9Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$214,7000%2,617-384$82$142,816,4746Sony / Columbia
10World Trade Center$181,951-6%2,674-228$68$67,862,5845Paramount