'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, Feb. 7 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 7 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop 2: Back in Business$10,602,95030%2,711--$3,911$18,743,2171MGM
3You Got Served$3,577,37375%1,94310$1,841$23,968,6522Sony / Screen Gems
4Along Came Polly$3,224,80362%2,958-94$1,090$73,425,1494Universal
5The Butterfly Effect$2,861,08947%2,519-86$1,136$39,608,2503New Line
6Catch That Kid$2,759,894120%2,847--$969$4,017,0941Fox
7The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$2,014,938122%1,878-378$1,073$349,766,5418New Line
8Mystic River$1,758,177101%1,3700$1,283$68,890,80417Warner Bros.
9Cold Mountain$1,570,06194%1,917-583$819$82,024,7617Miramax
10Big Fish$1,492,36877%1,617-663$923$58,901,7919Sony / Columbia