'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, Mar. 7 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 7 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$9,839,483--2,801--$3,513$9,839,4831Disney
2Tears of the Sun$5,805,332--2,973--$1,953$5,805,3321Sony / Columbia
3Old School$2,897,550175%2,707-35$1,070$44,477,5223DreamWorks
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$2,141,827219%2,897-26$739$82,338,7005Paramount
5Cradle 2 the Grave$1,913,108151%2,6250$729$22,259,6642Warner Bros.
8The Jungle Book 2$857,270163%2,553-261$336$36,122,4814Disney
9Shanghai Knights$754,556165%1,905-610$396$52,813,4165Disney
10The Life of David Gale$598,04687%1,872-131$319$15,584,7363Universal