'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 Mon, Dec. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pursuit of Happyness$2,877,830-59%2,852--$1,009$29,419,0451Sony / Columbia
3Charlotte's Web (2006)$1,396,486-58%3,566--$392$12,854,7811Paramount
4The Holiday$1,105,926-50%2,6144$423$26,230,8082Sony / Columbia
5Happy Feet$926,235-64%3,335-315$278$150,178,2305Warner Bros.
7Blood Diamond$798,968-58%1,9100$418$19,435,4262Warner Bros.
8Casino Royale (2006)$690,211-55%2,437-724$283$138,192,4655Sony / Columbia
9The Nativity Story$676,682-61%2,574-509$263$23,697,7333New Line
10Deja Vu (2006)$335,681-58%1,985-757$169$58,087,5634Disney