'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, Sep. 13 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 13 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Once Upon a Time in Mexico$8,358,084-5%3,282--$2,547$17,155,8011Sony / Columbia
2Matchstick Men$5,876,69743%2,711--$2,168$9,982,2041Warner Bros.
3Cabin Fever$3,400,3809%2,087--$1,629$6,506,7511Lionsgate
4Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$2,446,15380%2,08357$1,174$11,634,2532Paramount
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$2,183,17088%2,029-174$1,076$286,725,74910Disney
6Freaky Friday (2003)$2,010,538110%2,567-406$783$100,875,8046Disney
7Jeepers Creepers II$1,377,21662%2,784-340$495$31,075,4983MGM / United Artists
9Open Range$1,275,05468%2,063-205$618$52,812,3445Disney
10S.W.A.T.$1,237,38957%2,062-538$600$112,107,3846Sony / Columbia