'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 Sun, Oct. 29 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 29 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw III$7,604,000-34%3,167--$2,401$33,610,1471Lionsgate
2The Departed$2,506,798-45%2,951-54$849$91,100,3664Warner Bros.
3The Prestige$2,482,549-39%2,2810$1,088$28,782,9172Disney
4Open Season (2006)$1,632,527-41%3,059-320$534$77,120,5225Sony / Columbia
5Flags of Our Fathers$1,619,450-43%2,190314$739$19,923,4662Paramount / DreamWorks
7Man of the Year (2006)$1,103,066-50%2,626104$420$28,883,5803Universal
8The Grudge 2$668,606-53%3,063-151$218$35,984,6603Sony / Columbia
9The Guardian (2006)$572,686-47%1,973-585$290$49,947,5875Disney
10The Marine$528,646-38%1,868-677$283$15,439,0663Fox