'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 Tue, Oct. 3 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 3 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Guardian (2006)$1,210,172-10%3,241--$373$20,566,9161Disney
2jackass: number two$1,064,595-17%3,0634$348$54,411,7522Paramount
3Open Season (2006)$923,014-47%3,833--$241$26,302,7141Sony / Columbia
4School for Scoundrels (2006)$482,609-19%3,004--$161$9,681,5031MGM / Weinstein
5Jet Li's Fearless$346,112-20%1,8104$191$18,852,1422Rogue
6Gridiron Gang$248,409-24%3,033-477$82$33,832,6813Sony / Columbia
8The Illusionist (2006)$208,605-7%1,319-113$158$31,817,7897Yari Film Group
9The Black Dahlia$190,5750%2,009-227$95$21,123,0673Universal
10Little Miss Sunshine$148,600-7%1,065-319$140$53,446,59810Fox Searchlight