'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 Tue, Mar. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$2,157,931-4%3,365--$641$30,052,2701Warner Bros.
2Failure to Launch$1,217,3309%3,11760$391$50,609,6252Paramount
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$803,5260%3,5010$230$37,241,2532Disney
4The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$673,707-5%2,6211$257$30,124,1282Fox Searchlight
5She's the Man$586,9650%2,623--$224$11,904,0611Paramount / DreamWorks
616 Blocks$423,2627%2,666-40$159$31,008,5633Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$358,37411%2,603-367$138$73,726,8485Disney
8The Pink Panther (2006)$178,2283%1,852-450$96$78,925,9206Sony / Columbia
9Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$169,336-5%1,403-409$121$60,378,2194Lionsgate