'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 Mon, Jul. 21 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 21 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bad Boys II$6,017,365-55%3,186--$1,889$52,540,6681Sony / Columbia
2Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$5,332,976-49%3,35990$1,588$138,340,7542Disney
3The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$1,369,056-54%3,0020$456$43,900,4562Fox
4Johnny English$1,274,133-51%2,236--$570$10,408,1621Universal
5Finding Nemo$1,190,855-40%2,480-163$480$304,985,3968Disney
6Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$1,153,800-59%3,404-100$339$129,047,7073Warner Bros.
7How to Deal$990,205-26%2,319--$427$6,801,7971New Line
8Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$980,584-42%3,205-170$306$76,436,5383MGM
9Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$572,251-47%2,261-941$253$89,807,4304Sony / Columbia
1028 Days Later$392,788-49%1,310-86$300$33,791,9164Fox Searchlight