'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 Tue, Apr. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Man on Fire (2004)$1,734,560-9%2,980--$582$26,442,9561Fox
213 Going on 30$1,142,4862%3,438--$332$23,318,2551Sony / Columbia
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$1,095,6191%3,073102$357$45,143,7692Miramax
4The Punisher$570,180-1%2,6490$215$25,317,5002Lionsgate
5The Passion of the Christ$228,8300%2,269-579$101$364,873,3159Newmarket
6Hellboy$228,1011%2,218-679$103$55,255,5944Sony / Columbia
7Walking Tall$189,8993%2,201-243$86$40,905,8384MGM
8Home on the Range$186,9121%2,481-254$75$42,923,8084Disney
9The Alamo (2004)$160,0311%2,039-570$78$20,044,6183Disney
10Connie and Carla$157,07011%1,0162$155$6,243,9632Universal