'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, Feb. 27 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 27 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Diary of a Mad Black Woman$5,384,584-41%1,483--$3,631$21,904,9031Lionsgate
2Hitch$4,514,715-52%3,571-4$1,264$121,430,1723Sony / Columbia
3Constantine$3,216,880-38%3,0060$1,070$50,977,7862Warner Bros.
4Man of the House (2005)$2,020,629-48%2,422--$834$8,917,0031Sony / Columbia
5Cursed$2,013,376-49%2,805--$718$9,634,1531Miramax / Dimension
6Because of Winn-Dixie$1,946,928-36%3,1880$611$22,275,3832Fox
7Million Dollar Baby$1,866,189-48%2,12520$878$64,860,55711Warner Bros.
8Son of the Mask$1,262,951-26%2,9660$426$14,023,9592New Line
9Are We There Yet?$1,159,771-39%2,242-277$517$76,477,1106Sony / Columbia
10The Aviator (2004)$897,707-52%1,579-131$569$93,675,16510Miramax