'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. 1 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 1 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$6,712,422-44%3,6820$1,823$200,160,1443Warner Bros.
2Die Another Day$5,946,014-51%3,32410$1,789$101,378,9152MGM
3Treasure Planet$2,598,844-42%3,227--$805$16,601,6991Disney
4The Santa Clause 2$2,430,494-49%2,526-725$962$113,587,8415Disney
5Eight Crazy Nights$1,752,203-52%2,503--$700$14,044,7641Sony / Columbia
6Friday After Next$1,390,435-53%1,6215$858$25,144,7692New Line
88 Mile$1,111,349-52%2,498-87$445$107,395,6124Universal
9The Ring$957,344-55%1,912-716$501$119,786,9287DreamWorks
10Wes Craven Presents: They$910,462-56%1,615--$564$7,517,7301Miramax / Dimension