'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. 31 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 31 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$9,484,997-31%3,76883$2,517$115,824,5872Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$4,952,691-35%2,8707$1,726$98,408,1953Sony / Columbia
3The Good Shepherd$3,048,853-29%2,2183$1,375$35,064,3102Universal
4Charlotte's Web (2006)$2,803,692-34%3,74517$749$52,534,2553Paramount
5Rocky Balboa$2,437,955-43%3,0192$808$47,941,7132MGM
6We Are Marshall$2,157,332-30%2,6060$828$24,029,8782Warner Bros.
8Happy Feet$1,968,739-30%2,5650$768$175,977,2027Warner Bros.
9The Holiday$1,689,894-35%2,69863$626$50,031,8584Sony / Columbia
10Casino Royale (2006)$1,314,032-24%1,543-45$852$153,530,7777Sony / Columbia