'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, May. 8 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 8 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kingdom of Heaven$5,227,020-28%3,216--$1,625$19,635,9481Fox
2The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$2,789,387-32%3,1330$890$35,782,6002Disney
3House of Wax$2,693,292-41%3,111--$866$12,077,2751Warner Bros.
4Crash (2005)$2,658,656-27%1,864--$1,426$9,107,6761Lionsgate
5The Interpreter$2,223,273-34%2,81450$790$54,406,2833Universal
6XXX: State of the Union$1,473,474-37%3,4800$423$20,904,6512Sony / Columbia
7Sahara (2005)$1,128,770-18%2,516-596$449$61,667,8825Paramount
8The Amityville Horror (2005)$850,167-39%2,478-580$343$60,308,2664MGM
9A Lot Like Love$824,471-34%2,153-349$383$18,911,2353Disney
10Fever Pitch (2005)$673,440-26%1,541-651$437$39,250,1085Fox