'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, Jul. 4 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 4 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$13,036,36110%3,504--$3,720$41,383,5441Warner Bros.
2Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$6,133,111-14%3,350--$1,831$22,419,4701MGM
3Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$3,647,2155%3,48526$1,047$56,707,3942Sony / Columbia
4Finding Nemo$2,904,5949%2,902-431$1,001$266,784,8286Disney
6Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$1,741,8215%3,086--$564$4,925,2921DreamWorks
728 Days Later$1,326,81723%1,407147$943$15,876,5352Fox Searchlight
8The Italian Job$1,037,68630%1,584-437$655$80,742,1086Paramount
9Bruce Almighty$993,28820%1,929-722$515$225,633,6127Universal
102 Fast 2 Furious$595,630-2%1,779-1038$335$117,390,8925Universal