'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, Apr. 24 2005

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#TitleSun, Apr. 24 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Interpreter$5,778,619-41%2,758--$2,095$22,822,5971Universal
2The Amityville Horror (2005)$3,507,226-39%3,3230$1,055$43,318,2852MGM
3Sahara (2005)$2,461,622-40%3,20046$769$48,948,9313Paramount
4Kung Fu Hustle$1,827,548-30%2,5032496$730$7,270,1363Sony Pictures Classics
5A Lot Like Love$1,638,776-47%2,502--$655$7,575,9271Disney
6Fever Pitch (2005)$1,280,681-48%2,875-400$445$31,511,8483Fox
8Sin City$1,094,795-30%2,343-659$467$67,273,2574Miramax / Dimension
9Guess Who$873,925-45%2,484-515$352$62,391,2915Sony / Columbia
10The Pacifier$606,799-40%1,552-516$391$106,561,9138Disney