'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, Nov. 27 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 27 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$11,751,895-42%3,8580$3,046$201,012,1382Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$3,997,368-48%3,138177$1,274$54,008,5602Fox
3Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$3,468,851-49%3,206--$1,082$24,320,5061Paramount
4Chicken Little$2,581,863-46%3,475-39$743$118,398,2054Disney
5Rent$1,897,736-50%2,433--$780$17,139,2791Sony / Columbia
6Just Friends$1,896,571-48%2,505--$757$13,247,8231New Line
7Pride & Prejudice (2005)$1,595,913-43%1,2991078$1,229$16,040,3493Focus
8Derailed$920,384-52%2,061-386$447$29,306,5553The Weinstein Company
9In the Mix$826,839-56%1,608--$514$6,140,4991Lionsgate
10Zathura$788,478-41%2,620-612$301$25,841,2323Sony / Columbia