'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, Feb. 2 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 2 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Recruit$4,108,372-40%2,376--$1,729$16,301,7311Disney
2Final Destination 2$3,670,762-45%2,834--$1,295$16,021,8221New Line
3Kangaroo Jack$2,871,081-33%2,8480$1,008$45,889,8013Warner Bros.
4Biker Boyz$2,448,025-41%1,766--$1,386$10,105,3381DreamWorks
5The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,528,653-35%2,175-491$703$316,027,4997New Line
6Darkness Falls$1,480,478-53%2,86528$517$21,802,7502Sony / Columbia
7Catch Me If You Can (2002)$1,244,389-49%2,316-460$537$152,164,9226DreamWorks
8About Schmidt$1,200,589-43%1,2360$971$42,505,2508New Line
9National Security$1,118,449-44%2,494-235$448$32,351,2343Sony / Columbia
10Just Married$1,078,759-51%2,408-297$448$49,731,0504Fox