'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 Fri, Dec. 16 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 16 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1King Kong (2005)$14,468,076130%3,568--$4,055$30,519,2751Universal
2The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$9,010,433148%3,68064$2,448$90,341,0732Disney
3The Family Stone$4,033,941--2,466--$1,636$4,033,9411Fox
4Syriana$1,621,899117%1,77523$914$18,480,8842Warner Bros.
5Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$1,497,530158%3,185-543$470$248,147,4945Warner Bros.
6Walk the Line$1,044,409138%2,664-370$392$79,964,0935Fox
7Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$958,963303%2,723-487$352$42,650,7854Paramount
8Just Friends$707,749166%1,882-582$376$28,210,9354New Line
9Aeon Flux$512,36496%2,058-550$249$21,976,0853Paramount
10Pride & Prejudice (2005)$480,51264%1,141-194$421$28,067,4506Focus