'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, Mar. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$10,388,18219%3,365--$3,087$19,130,8121Warner Bros.
2Failure to Launch$7,334,53457%3,11760$2,353$44,686,3452Paramount
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$6,048,80372%3,5010$1,728$31,832,4252Disney
4She's the Man$4,398,30319%2,623--$1,677$8,094,2121Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$3,518,36752%2,6211$1,342$26,564,1992Fox Searchlight
616 Blocks$2,189,33469%2,666-40$821$28,923,0053Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$1,821,98662%2,603-367$700$71,908,4195Disney
8Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$1,425,72473%1,403-409$1,016$59,348,4884Lionsgate
9The Pink Panther (2006)$1,123,18468%1,852-450$606$77,902,0546Sony / Columbia