'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 Tue, Dec. 10 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 10 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$1,118,24023%3,34723$334$122,237,5293MGM
2Analyze That$913,28313%2,635--$347$12,755,4371Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$628,25412%3,387-295$185$215,164,4964Warner Bros.
4The Santa Clause 2$311,98414%2,356-170$132$120,727,2106Disney
5Treasure Planet$282,498-10%3,2270$88$24,249,1032Disney
68 Mile$230,41821%2,015-483$114$111,602,9715Universal
8Eight Crazy Nights$197,07713%2,5030$79$20,413,9912Sony / Columbia
9The Ring$187,80014%1,642-270$114$123,672,7638DreamWorks
10Friday After Next$185,803-8%1,450-171$128$29,605,6943New Line