'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 Thu, Apr. 6 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 6 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: The Meltdown$3,077,426-4%3,964--$776$81,926,6801Fox
2Inside Man$1,061,889-4%2,83012$375$56,884,5702Universal
3V for Vendetta$560,0573%2,910-455$192$58,896,8653Warner Bros.
4Failure to Launch$513,6997%3,074-128$167$75,015,9304Paramount
5ATL$424,5080%1,602--$265$13,505,1761Warner Bros.
6She's the Man$265,8869%2,552-79$104$27,644,3243Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Shaggy Dog (2006)$251,0968%2,929-492$86$54,497,9814Disney
8Stay Alive$243,5921%2,0090$121$18,282,3862Disney
10Basic Instinct 2$222,379-9%1,453--$153$4,206,7951Sony / Columbia