'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, Mar. 26 2006

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#TitleSun, Mar. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Inside Man$7,270,169-41%2,818--$2,580$28,955,6831Universal
2V for Vendetta$3,255,775-38%3,3650$968$46,208,0672Warner Bros.
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$2,574,174-38%3,421-80$752$47,823,2453Disney
4Failure to Launch$2,299,813-52%3,20285$718$63,541,1023Paramount
5Stay Alive$2,156,229-51%2,009--$1,073$10,726,5971Disney
6She's the Man$1,774,694-44%2,6318$675$20,346,9502Paramount / DreamWorks
7Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector$1,506,858-50%1,710--$881$6,922,9021Lionsgate
8The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$1,132,425-39%2,461-160$460$35,717,2613Fox Searchlight
9Eight Below$731,024-41%2,101-502$348$77,140,0736Disney
1016 Blocks$557,650-42%2,066-600$270$34,005,7004Warner Bros.