'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, Sep. 21 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 21 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$4,550,58957%1,85389$2,456$108,321,66023IFC Films
3The Banger Sisters$4,289,42230%2,738--$1,567$7,585,3871Fox Searchlight
4The Four Feathers$2,948,49926%1,912--$1,542$5,280,1391Paramount
5Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$2,764,32814%2,705--$1,022$5,180,0731Warner Bros.
6One Hour Photo$2,117,35348%1,332120$1,590$20,667,5775Fox Searchlight
9Stealing Harvard$1,501,68438%2,3660$635$9,891,3162Sony / Columbia
10Trapped$1,359,14328%2,227--$610$2,422,6181Sony / Columbia