'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 Fri, Feb. 14 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 14 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$6,736,432430%2,9230$2,305$35,442,3312Paramount
4Shanghai Knights$3,529,223338%2,7552$1,281$26,678,1632Disney
5The Jungle Book 2$3,097,793--2,808--$1,103$3,097,7931Disney
6Final Destination 2$2,010,930351%2,238-596$899$31,931,4153New Line
7The Recruit$1,978,471265%2,336-40$847$34,108,7943Disney
8Deliver Us from Eva$1,515,953531%1,1390$1,331$9,354,4872Focus
9About Schmidt$910,545208%1,208-32$754$48,765,72610New Line
10The Hours$869,801225%1,003454$867$23,545,0538Paramount