'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. 26 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 26 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$19,152,88937%3,7030$5,172$190,823,5102New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$9,886,94126%3,298--$2,998$17,726,5081Fox
3Cold Mountain$5,230,37116%2,163--$2,418$9,735,6291Miramax
5Something's Gotta Give$4,829,16940%2,70932$1,783$46,912,6513Sony / Columbia
6Mona Lisa Smile$4,023,21349%2,6770$1,503$23,898,4152Sony / Columbia
7Peter Pan (2003)$4,008,88315%2,813--$1,425$7,497,3631Universal
8The Last Samurai$2,858,41015%2,557-381$1,118$68,857,1464Warner Bros.
9Bad Santa$1,644,61317%1,710-515$962$48,079,1845Miramax / Dimension
10Elf$1,491,17620%2,015-436$740$162,258,3448New Line