'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, Feb. 4 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 4 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Recruit$1,164,6052%2,376--$490$18,602,9151Disney
2Final Destination 2$950,626-4%2,834--$335$17,957,8171New Line
3Biker Boyz$433,189-14%1,766--$245$11,044,3531DreamWorks
4The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$361,03515%2,175-491$166$316,702,5937New Line
5Catch Me If You Can (2002)$355,49526%2,316-460$153$152,802,9566DreamWorks
6About Schmidt$345,29625%1,2360$279$43,125,8668New Line
7Darkness Falls$309,4082%2,86528$108$22,414,8702Sony / Columbia
8Kangaroo Jack$261,225-4%2,8480$92$46,423,0433Warner Bros.
9Just Married$232,32618%2,408-297$96$50,159,8804Fox
10National Security$216,2661%2,494-235$87$32,782,0043Sony / Columbia