'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, Sep. 19 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 19 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Just Like Heaven$920,998-76%3,508--$263$17,330,1901DreamWorks
2The Exorcism of Emily Rose$862,477-74%2,9832$289$52,422,9352Sony / Screen Gems
3Lord of War$787,810-68%2,814--$280$10,178,3511Lionsgate
4The 40-Year-Old Virgin$435,127-68%3,00632$145$91,161,1215Universal
5Transporter 2$290,907-73%2,805-515$104$36,785,9773Fox
6The Constant Gardener$239,596-71%1,3876$173$24,535,7673Focus
7Cry Wolf$225,882-75%1,789--$126$4,654,5981Rogue
8March of the Penguins$163,842-77%1,876-527$87$70,553,92213Warner Independent
9Red Eye$163,800-74%2,455-621$67$55,348,4225DreamWorks
10Wedding Crashers$148,115-72%1,807-374$82$203,798,03310New Line