'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 Fri, Oct. 31 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 31 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 3$4,416,147114%3,5050$1,260$61,943,0982Miramax / Dimension
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$3,708,948224%2,970-48$1,249$58,945,5233New Line
3Radio$1,994,871149%3,0740$649$18,602,9842Sony / Columbia
4Runaway Jury$1,597,511151%2,736-79$584$28,384,7663Fox
5Mystic River$1,378,477136%1,55158$889$28,693,6413Warner Bros.
6Kill Bill Vol. 1$949,15590%2,429-204$391$57,305,0814Miramax
7School of Rock$733,389115%2,786-165$263$65,455,3145Paramount
8Intolerable Cruelty$564,307105%1,661-629$340$29,962,2294Universal
9Good Boy!$415,99683%2,565-197$162$33,415,7984MGM
10Under the Tuscan Sun$386,78682%1,142-82$339$38,520,1526Disney