'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 Fri, Sep. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Covenant$3,126,227--2,681--$1,166$3,126,2271Sony / Screen Gems
3The Protector (2006)$1,814,810--1,541--$1,178$1,814,8101The Weinstein Company
4Invincible (2006)$1,755,131251%2,98766$588$41,623,9903Disney
6The Illusionist (2006)$1,274,026188%1,362391$935$14,729,7444Yari Film Group
7Little Miss Sunshine$1,268,338165%1,560-42$813$38,495,0807Fox Searchlight
8The Wicker Man (2006)$1,243,553153%2,7840$447$14,616,5162Warner Bros.
9Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$892,428243%2,617-384$341$140,070,6996Sony / Columbia