'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, Oct. 25 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 25 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$1,067,154-5%3,005-12$355$80,179,0923Warner Bros.
2The Prestige$1,017,320-13%2,281--$446$18,186,3741Disney
3Flags of Our Fathers$798,778-9%1,876--$426$12,810,1941Paramount / DreamWorks
4Man of the Year (2006)$427,241-6%2,5227$169$23,726,0102Universal
5Open Season (2006)$336,4271%3,379-308$100$70,848,6614Sony / Columbia
7The Grudge 2$314,079-10%3,2143$98$32,386,4132Sony / Columbia
8The Guardian (2006)$240,215-7%2,558-486$94$47,309,2344Disney
9The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$233,878-11%2,569-251$91$36,663,9293New Line
10The Marine$221,129-10%2,5450$87$13,331,4772Fox