'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 Sun, Jan. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$7,489,243-34%2,984--$2,510$27,721,2151Universal
2The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$3,229,758-30%3,003-529$1,076$326,818,6815New Line
3Big Fish$3,005,823-33%2,514108$1,196$37,861,0956Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen$2,746,169-32%3,025-213$908$112,201,6614Fox
5Torque$2,649,418-33%2,463--$1,076$9,970,9531Warner Bros.
6Cold Mountain$1,807,223-44%2,802500$645$64,843,2514Miramax
7Something's Gotta Give$1,483,800-46%2,502-374$593$100,742,4216Sony / Columbia
8My Baby's Daddy$1,058,860-36%1,4481$731$12,416,3652Miramax
9The Last Samurai$910,186-35%1,403-498$649$102,004,4417Warner Bros.
10Teacher's Pet$852,566-25%2,027--$421$2,460,3931Disney