'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. 15 2005

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#TitleSun, May. 15 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monster-in-Law$5,807,694-39%3,424--$1,696$23,106,8601New Line
2Kicking & Screaming$5,424,984-37%3,455--$1,570$20,161,4591Universal
4Kingdom of Heaven$2,736,232-33%3,2193$850$35,096,2452Fox
5Crash (2005)$1,999,439-33%1,87612$1,066$19,615,6642Lionsgate
6House of Wax$1,650,628-38%3,1110$531$21,948,0432Warner Bros.
7The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$1,456,185-34%2,770-363$526$43,517,5183Disney
8The Interpreter$1,118,880-48%2,602-212$430$61,162,6294Universal
9XXX: State of the Union$582,087-39%2,387-1093$244$24,341,2493Sony / Columbia
10Mindhunters$549,020-27%1,040--$528$1,912,5321Dimension Films