'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, Jul. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I, Robot$14,901,579-22%3,420--$4,357$52,180,5611Fox
2Spider-Man 2$7,708,932-22%4,058-108$1,900$302,284,5803Sony / Columbia
3Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$4,281,020-16%3,10413$1,379$56,956,7992DreamWorks
4A Cinderella Story$3,625,381-19%2,625--$1,381$13,622,8821Warner Bros.
5Fahrenheit 9/11$2,360,699-15%2,004-7$1,178$94,004,5124Lionsgate
6King Arthur (2004)$2,295,772-16%3,0860$744$38,112,7072Disney
7The Notebook (2004)$1,790,551-16%2,089-199$857$53,891,3964New Line
8Shrek 2$1,118,037-9%1,857-285$602$425,016,9029DreamWorks
9DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$1,112,567-26%1,945-499$572$105,167,6895Fox
10White Chicks$1,010,585-26%1,730-471$584$63,469,5814Sony / Columbia