'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 Wed, Aug. 13 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 13 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1S.W.A.T.$3,239,917-20%3,202--$1,012$48,906,3971Sony / Columbia
2Freaky Friday (2003)$2,843,692-13%2,954244$963$42,600,6881Disney
3American Wedding$1,714,140-18%3,1753$540$71,105,8682Universal
4Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,651,335-11%3,170-220$521$238,091,0055Disney
6Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$1,058,898-18%3,38824$313$90,738,0153Miramax / Dimension
7Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$637,421-14%3,036-186$210$55,801,4923Paramount
8Bad Boys II$634,924-13%2,449-573$259$125,171,2324Sony / Columbia
9Finding Nemo$375,572-12%1,502-275$250$326,117,13111Disney
10Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$193,203-15%1,275-485$152$146,630,0136Warner Bros.