'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 Fri, Aug. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Village$5,616,43455%3,7333$1,505$74,760,0592Disney
3The Bourne Supremacy$4,410,88966%3,304124$1,335$114,621,8853Universal
4The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$3,037,15965%2,8670$1,059$30,747,0372Paramount
5Little Black Book$2,664,481--2,445--$1,090$2,664,4811Sony / Columbia
6I, Robot$1,981,81454%2,806-398$706$122,388,7024Fox
7Spider-Man 2$1,611,24947%2,564-437$628$350,676,7596Sony / Columbia
8Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle$1,032,79525%2,16328$477$10,166,4382New Line
9A Cinderella Story$962,3935%2,065-285$466$44,976,6554Warner Bros.
10Catwoman$887,8069%2,275-842$390$34,055,5813Warner Bros.