'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, Nov. 21 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 21 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$11,240,661--3,464--$3,245$11,240,6611Universal
2Gothika$6,722,464--2,382--$2,822$6,722,4641Warner Bros.
3Elf$5,405,457289%3,3810$1,599$81,429,7233New Line
4Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$4,592,297200%3,1010$1,481$36,657,8732Fox
5Love Actually$2,678,397258%1,690513$1,585$24,472,6693Universal
6The Matrix Revolutions$2,014,242117%3,024-478$666$120,367,0653Warner Bros.
7Brother Bear$1,217,023163%2,885-145$422$66,191,5904Disney
8Scary Movie 3$1,001,967315%2,359-601$425$104,350,3475Miramax / Dimension
9Looney Tunes: Back in Action$896,802182%2,9030$309$11,573,3422Warner Bros.
10Radio$868,575259%1,925-491$451$45,334,1995Sony / Columbia