'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, Nov. 1 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 1 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Brother Bear$11,054,69168858%3,0303028$3,648$11,451,5641Disney
2Scary Movie 3$10,225,850132%3,5050$2,918$72,168,9482Miramax / Dimension
3Radio$4,953,759148%3,0740$1,612$23,556,7432Sony / Columbia
4The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$4,673,47326%2,970-48$1,574$63,618,9963New Line
5Runaway Jury$3,274,972105%2,736-79$1,197$31,659,7383Fox
6Mystic River$3,081,274124%1,55158$1,987$31,774,9153Warner Bros.
7School of Rock$2,412,765229%2,786-165$866$67,868,0795Paramount
8Kill Bill Vol. 1$2,197,114131%2,429-204$905$59,502,1954Miramax
9Intolerable Cruelty$1,312,732133%1,661-629$790$31,274,9614Universal
10Good Boy!$1,035,807149%2,415-347$429$34,451,6054MGM