'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 Thu, May. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mean Girls$793,555-11%2,839--$280$28,398,7561Paramount
2Man on Fire (2004)$774,140-10%2,9866$259$48,117,2322Fox
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$433,509-13%2,674-399$162$54,783,4133Miramax
413 Going on 30$385,327-19%3,45315$112$37,060,4312Sony / Columbia
6Laws of Attraction$326,425-22%2,449--$133$8,418,9351New Line
7The Punisher$261,332-7%2,267-382$115$30,956,2793Lionsgate
9The Passion of the Christ$127,849-5%1,832-437$70$367,245,57910Newmarket
10Hellboy$115,523-6%1,563-655$74$58,029,3425Sony / Columbia