'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 Sat, Jul. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wedding Crashers$7,738,41033%3,030105$2,554$109,165,4653New Line
2Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$6,287,54624%3,775-15$1,666$143,050,9863Warner Bros.
3Sky High$5,500,40212%2,905--$1,893$10,425,3301Disney
4Must Love Dogs$4,957,47010%2,505--$1,979$9,480,1851Warner Bros.
5Stealth$4,797,1361%3,495--$1,373$9,566,1861Sony / Columbia
6Fantastic Four$2,812,00341%2,744-705$1,025$134,156,6784Fox
7War of the Worlds$2,260,73244%2,324-941$973$216,716,1065Paramount
8The Island (2005)$2,235,51826%3,13816$712$22,370,7532DreamWorks
9Bad News Bears$2,120,02117%3,1830$666$20,971,9632Paramount
10Hustle and Flow$1,637,88638%1,0152$1,614$13,388,0032Paramount Classics