'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, Sep. 29 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 29 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Rundown$1,197,125-75%3,152--$380$19,751,3511Universal
2Under the Tuscan Sun$773,666-70%1,226--$631$10,524,2481Disney
3Underworld$721,284-72%2,92813$246$37,745,9792Sony / Screen Gems
4Secondhand Lions$490,762-78%3,03825$162$23,958,6422New Line
5Once Upon a Time in Mexico$362,101-73%2,922-367$124$49,329,6183Sony / Columbia
6Cold Creek Manor$295,357-73%2,0350$145$14,939,9122Disney
7The Fighting Temptations$292,188-81%2,0260$144$20,407,9602Paramount
8Matchstick Men$292,172-71%2,666-45$110$30,996,7823Warner Bros.
10Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$141,666-77%1,443-303$98$295,855,15012Disney