'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, Dec. 19 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 19 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$21,811,25328%3,703--$5,890$73,281,3011New Line
2Mona Lisa Smile$4,116,646--2,677--$1,538$4,116,6461Sony / Columbia
3Something's Gotta Give$3,225,041123%2,6770$1,205$25,238,1592Sony / Columbia
4The Last Samurai$2,108,90799%2,93830$718$53,827,9313Warner Bros.
5Stuck on You$1,639,264201%3,0074$545$13,338,6442Fox
6Elf$1,430,855179%2,451-425$584$150,761,7047New Line
7Bad Santa$1,378,834160%2,225-315$620$39,197,5004Miramax / Dimension
8Love Don't Cost a Thing$1,164,505271%1,8440$632$8,606,1452Warner Bros.
9The Haunted Mansion$950,137224%2,414-587$394$55,825,1604Disney
10Honey (2003)$848,622204%1,824-148$465$21,738,8313Universal