'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. 9 2003

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#TitleSun, Feb. 9 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$5,753,864-43%2,923--$1,968$23,774,4841Paramount
2Shanghai Knights$5,095,248-39%2,753--$1,851$19,603,2711Disney
4The Recruit$2,405,443-42%2,3760$1,012$29,820,6642Disney
5Kangaroo Jack$1,997,830-33%2,8480$701$53,038,0394Warner Bros.
6Final Destination 2$1,790,149-54%2,8340$632$27,884,4932New Line
7Deliver Us from Eva$1,475,865-49%1,139--$1,296$6,651,8021Focus
8The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,092,866-32%1,680-495$651$320,858,9428New Line
9Biker Boyz$1,081,692-44%1,7693$611$16,016,2322DreamWorks
10Darkness Falls$856,532-51%2,456-409$349$26,807,0463Sony / Columbia