'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, Dec. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pursuit of Happyness$7,045,383-33%2,852--$2,470$26,541,2151Sony / Columbia
3Charlotte's Web (2006)$3,360,442-28%3,566--$942$11,458,2951Paramount
5Happy Feet$2,555,976-31%3,335-315$766$149,251,9955Warner Bros.
6The Holiday$2,227,101-31%2,6144$852$25,124,8822Sony / Columbia
7Blood Diamond$1,892,458-33%1,9100$991$18,636,4582Warner Bros.
8The Nativity Story$1,730,2490%2,574-509$672$23,021,0513New Line
9Casino Royale (2006)$1,545,203-38%2,437-724$634$137,502,2545Sony / Columbia
10Unaccompanied Minors$972,725-36%2,7750$351$10,093,1502Warner Bros.