'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, Jul. 31 2005

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#TitleSun, Jul. 31 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wedding Crashers$6,462,009-16%3,030105$2,133$115,627,4743New Line
2Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$5,043,599-20%3,775-15$1,336$148,094,5853Warner Bros.
3Sky High$4,207,979-23%2,905--$1,449$14,633,3091Disney
4Stealth$3,684,934-23%3,495--$1,054$13,251,1201Sony / Columbia
5Must Love Dogs$3,375,833-32%2,505--$1,348$12,856,0181Warner Bros.
6Fantastic Four$2,101,969-25%2,744-705$766$136,258,6474Fox
7The Island (2005)$1,948,076-13%3,13816$621$24,318,8292DreamWorks
8Bad News Bears$1,695,308-20%3,1830$533$22,667,2712Paramount
9War of the Worlds$1,650,080-27%2,324-941$710$218,366,1865Paramount
10Hustle and Flow$1,203,767-27%1,0152$1,186$14,591,7702Paramount Classics