'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 Sat, Aug. 30 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 30 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jeepers Creepers II$5,442,5702%3,124--$1,742$10,755,0771MGM / United Artists
2Freaky Friday (2003)$3,510,61242%3,0679$1,145$84,217,2634Disney
3S.W.A.T.$3,064,55137%2,781-423$1,102$97,220,8264Sony / Columbia
4Open Range$2,998,90853%2,24481$1,336$37,700,0603Disney
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$2,967,83355%2,227-177$1,333$269,082,8898Disney
6Freddy Vs. Jason$2,707,93140%2,929-85$925$69,936,0513New Line
8The Medallion$1,741,81141%2,6524$657$13,628,7792Sony / TriStar
9Uptown Girls$1,539,46425%2,166-329$711$27,590,1773MGM
10American Wedding$1,339,94236%1,810-657$740$95,261,8315Universal