'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, Aug. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dukes of Hazzard$9,970,384-21%3,785--$2,634$22,616,0571Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$6,364,51732%3,10676$2,049$138,807,6434New Line
3Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$4,174,78020%3,702-73$1,128$166,112,3114Warner Bros.
4Sky High$3,463,32818%2,9127$1,189$29,404,3612Disney
5Must Love Dogs$2,934,47722%2,5050$1,171$24,209,1052Warner Bros.
6March of the Penguins$2,780,98240%1,8671089$1,490$24,057,7657Warner Independent
7Stealth$2,314,64727%3,4950$662$22,792,4842Sony / Columbia
8Fantastic Four$1,744,38742%2,339-405$746$142,701,3875Fox
9War of the Worlds$1,461,32841%1,940-384$753$223,552,9446Paramount
10The Island (2005)$1,171,20426%2,138-1000$548$29,923,9223DreamWorks