'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, Oct. 15 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 15 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$5,192,080-36%3,0170$1,721$56,984,6232Warner Bros.
2Open Season (2006)$3,377,847-32%3,687-146$916$59,266,3633Sony / Columbia
3The Grudge 2$3,345,747-55%3,211--$1,042$20,826,0011Sony / Columbia
4Man of the Year (2006)$2,931,484-44%2,515--$1,166$12,299,8611Universal
5The Marine$1,924,928-32%2,545--$756$7,139,5781Fox
6The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$1,801,244-39%2,8200$639$30,198,1182New Line
7The Guardian (2006)$1,498,616-43%3,044-197$492$41,136,6493Disney
8Employee of the Month$1,306,186-42%2,5790$506$19,582,4812Lionsgate
9jackass: number two$917,392-34%2,330-677$394$68,377,8364Paramount
10School for Scoundrels (2006)$318,909-44%1,406-1601$227$16,369,1473MGM / Weinstein