'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 Sat, Dec. 9 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 9 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$6,009,91895%3,650-154$1,647$134,127,4114Warner Bros.
3The Holiday$5,244,77318%2,610--$2,009$9,685,9531Sony / Columbia
4Casino Royale (2006)$4,093,82255%3,161-225$1,295$126,823,9764Sony / Columbia
5Deja Vu (2006)$2,762,16250%2,742-366$1,007$51,584,3183Disney
6Unaccompanied Minors$2,751,50777%2,775--$992$4,308,6241Warner Bros.
7The Nativity Story$2,191,12250%3,0830$711$13,848,8212New Line
8Deck the Halls$1,896,39882%2,766-439$686$29,087,0173Fox
9The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$1,526,565102%2,226-391$686$76,209,4076Disney
10Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$1,154,98745%1,594-643$725$119,643,3956Fox