'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. 16 2003

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#TitleSun, Feb. 16 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$4,678,368-36%2,9230$1,601$47,418,8152Paramount
3The Jungle Book 2$3,643,966-22%2,808--$1,298$11,442,2581Disney
5Shanghai Knights$3,149,528-28%2,7552$1,143$34,184,8142Disney
6The Recruit$1,807,277-32%2,336-40$774$38,562,8213Disney
7Final Destination 2$1,465,164-33%2,238-596$655$35,582,3393New Line
8Kangaroo Jack$1,376,909-20%2,535-313$543$57,877,1665Warner Bros.
9The Hours$1,045,297-28%1,003454$1,042$26,038,8888Paramount
10The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$959,271-27%1,422-258$675$324,924,8429New Line