'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, Apr. 9 2006

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#TitleSun, Apr. 9 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: The Meltdown$9,433,521-40%3,9695$2,377$115,750,4072Fox
2The Benchwarmers$4,312,990-49%3,274--$1,317$19,656,6291Sony / Columbia
3Take the Lead$2,935,287-40%3,009--$976$12,051,9531New Line
4Inside Man$2,150,507-50%2,86737$750$66,016,3573Universal
5Lucky Number Slevin$1,750,384-41%1,984--$882$7,032,0331MGM / Weinstein
6V for Vendetta$888,281-41%2,003-907$443$62,301,1124Warner Bros.
7ATL$863,909-47%1,6020$539$17,214,5732Warner Bros.
8Failure to Launch$835,334-58%2,616-458$319$79,147,3805Paramount
9Phat Girlz$807,284-40%1,060--$762$3,109,0901Fox Searchlight
10She's the Man$515,540-48%2,026-526$254$29,853,2894Paramount / DreamWorks