'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. 27 2005

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#TitleSun, Mar. 27 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guess Who$5,078,680-34%3,147--$1,614$20,671,1771Sony / Columbia
2Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$3,280,333-39%3,233--$1,015$17,098,7081Warner Bros.
3The Ring Two$2,964,842-44%3,3419$887$57,902,6312DreamWorks
5The Pacifier$1,874,367-38%3,102-79$604$85,829,2394Disney
7Hitch$1,033,445-40%2,233-470$463$166,445,0387Sony / Columbia
8Be Cool$791,880-27%1,883-777$421$52,337,8074MGM
9Ice Princess$779,331-43%2,5010$312$13,342,0662Disney
10Million Dollar Baby$668,236-38%1,710-500$391$94,146,36315Warner Bros.