'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, Jan. 24 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 24 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$7,592,06551%2,99511$2,535$49,536,2532Universal
2The Butterfly Effect$6,878,70114%2,605--$2,641$12,923,1031New Line
3Big Fish$3,340,15970%2,438-76$1,370$47,130,8727Sony / Columbia
4Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$3,203,72822%2,711--$1,182$5,838,4171DreamWorks
5Cheaper by the Dozen$3,163,518105%2,810-215$1,126$120,853,8295Fox
6The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$3,158,131109%2,558-445$1,235$335,705,5926New Line
7Cold Mountain$2,418,52088%2,8020$863$71,283,5195Miramax
8Torque$2,012,73354%2,4630$817$16,106,7752Warner Bros.
9Something's Gotta Give$1,984,65085%2,143-359$926$106,092,8287Sony / Columbia
10Mystic River$1,617,754119%1,3271194$1,219$57,767,97915Warner Bros.