'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, Mar. 20 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 20 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring Two$7,157,818-45%3,332--$2,148$35,065,3711DreamWorks
3The Pacifier$3,433,363-38%3,18115$1,079$72,268,8373Disney
4Ice Princess$1,867,572-34%2,501--$747$6,807,8081Disney
6Be Cool$1,597,696-37%2,660-556$601$47,274,8263MGM
7Hitch$1,574,291-46%2,703-272$582$159,326,9276Sony / Columbia
8Million Dollar Baby$1,051,468-44%2,210-165$476$89,954,87814Warner Bros.
9Constantine$682,834-31%1,670-500$409$70,384,1015Warner Bros.
10Diary of a Mad Black Woman$594,530-46%1,279-326$465$47,670,2634Lionsgate