'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, Mar. 23 2003

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#TitleSun, Mar. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamcatcher$3,584,875-40%2,945--$1,217$15,028,5861Warner Bros.
2Bringing Down the House$3,582,199-53%2,87170$1,248$83,349,9963Disney
3Agent Cody Banks$2,586,498-38%3,3690$768$26,532,5502MGM
4Piglet's Big Movie$1,774,217-31%2,084--$851$6,098,4711Disney
5The Hunted$1,715,086-41%2,5171$681$23,389,9092Paramount
7View from the Top$1,405,098-54%2,508--$560$7,011,6341Miramax
8Tears of the Sun$1,075,531-48%2,801-172$384$37,918,2293Sony / Columbia
9Boat Trip$1,006,322-36%1,714--$587$3,816,2241Artisan
10Old School$925,469-47%2,033-419$455$66,961,0225DreamWorks