'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 Mon, Jul. 11 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 11 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fantastic Four$6,176,770-58%3,602--$1,715$62,237,7981Fox
2War of the Worlds$3,278,359-61%3,9102$838$168,255,9412Paramount
3Batman Begins$1,315,801-56%3,344-421$393$173,220,0034Warner Bros.
4Dark Water$1,195,484-52%2,657--$450$11,134,5261Disney
5Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,059,877-50%2,781-204$381$159,727,4145Fox
6Herbie: Fully Loaded$871,340-43%3,002-519$290$49,161,4433Disney
7Bewitched$862,200-44%3,014-174$286$51,798,2793Sony / Columbia
10Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$334,380-55%1,355-404$247$371,151,1248Fox