'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 Wed, Nov. 22 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 22 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$7,462,78684%3,804--$1,962$56,075,4161Warner Bros.
2Casino Royale (2006)$6,556,99046%3,443--$1,904$55,730,3431Sony / Columbia
3Deja Vu (2006)$3,538,053--3,108--$1,138$3,538,0530Disney
4Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$2,411,97338%2,58014$935$96,282,5463Fox
5Deck the Halls$2,023,031--3,023--$669$2,023,0310Fox
6The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$1,709,72375%3,043-415$562$55,062,7243Disney
7Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny$1,181,514--1,919--$616$1,181,5140New Line
8Stranger Than Fiction$1,110,65625%2,258-6$492$25,469,8682Sony / Columbia
9Flushed Away$1,019,01562%2,621-1086$389$50,713,7013Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Fountain$826,198--1,472--$561$826,1980Warner Bros.